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Stone Lion

 
 
Stone Lion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, July 20, 2022
1. Stone Lion Marker
Inscription.  This pair of large stone lions made of granite from Mount Tai, which is considered the holiest mountain in China, has been placed in front of SDCHM and Extension. The stone lions are a gift to the city of San Diego from the Founding Executive Director of SDCHM, Dr. Alexander Chuang and Mrs. Agnes Chuang. The stone lions will serve as the Landmark of the Asian Pacific Historic District in the city. Special Thanks to the County of San Diego for funding the installation of the stone lions and to Joseph Wong for his contributes in architectural guidance June 18, 2016
 
Erected 2016.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Asian Americans.
 
Location. 32° 42.571′ N, 117° 9.712′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and J Street, on the right when traveling north on 3rd Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Stone Lion (a few steps from this marker); First Emperor
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Chinese Mission Building, 1927 (within shouting distance of this marker); Quong Building, 1913 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cotheret Building, 1903 (within shouting distance of this marker); Frey Block, 1911 (within shouting distance of this marker); Horton Grand - Kahle Saddlery – 1886 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Heath Davis House, 1850 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
More about this marker. This listing is for the easternmost of the two lion sculptures, the one furthest away from the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, across the street.
 
Stone Lion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, July 20, 2022
2. Stone Lion Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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