Isleton in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Bing Kong Tong Society Building
The Toy family operated a store two doors west called The Quong Wo Sing Co. After they moved here from Truckee in the 1880’s, they supplied food and goods to the community and labor camps in the area. The building has been acquired by the Brannan Andrus Historical Society which has plans to restore it.
Dedicated this 25th day of February 1995, in the Year of the Boar, by E. Clampus Vitus No.5, New Helvetia in cooperation with The Historical Society.
Erected 1995 by New Helvetia Chapter No. 5, E. Clampus Vitus in cooperation with the Brannan Andrus Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian Americans • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Chinese Heritage Sites of the American West, and the E Clampus Vitus series lists.
Location. 38° 9.74′ N, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Main Street, Isleton CA 95641, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Isleton’s Historic Old Town (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 66 Main Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Del Rio and Casino (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pony Express River Steamer “New World” (approx. 4˝ miles away); Humphrey the Humpback Whale (approx. 4˝ miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars (approx. 4˝ miles away); Sacramento River Exploration (approx. 7˝ miles away); Delta Transmission Towers/Delta Cross Channel Gates (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Isleton.
Regarding Bing Kong Tong Society Building. For additional information on Isleton and its history see Nearby Marker "Isleton’s Historic Old Town".
1. Bing Kong Tong Society Building
For more information see www.isletonhistory.org and for specific information on the latest on this building see http://www.library.ca.gov/grants/cche/projects/IsletonBrannon-Andrus.html.
— Submitted September 28,
2. Marker location:
The marker has been relocated - it is now attached to the front of the building just to the left of the entrance, about 9 feet high.
— Submitted June 27, 2012.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,791 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.