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Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assoc., 1911

 
 
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assoc., 1911 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maja Tajima, February 23, 2012
1. Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assoc., 1911 Marker
Inscription.  The original tenants of the two-story, Oriental-theme structure were the Gee Goon Tong, famous for their help in plotting the 1912 revolution which formed the Republic of China. The Benevolent Society was founded in 1920 as an outgrowth of the Tong, to serve the Chinese community.
 
Erected by Gaslamp Quarter. (Marker Number 88.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Asian Americans. In addition, it is included in the San Diego - Gaslamp Quarter series list.
 
Location. 32° 42.812′ N, 117° 9.753′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on 3rd Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 428 3rd Avenue, 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. Balboa Theatre (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Keating Building, 1890 (about 700 feet away); Mercantile Building, 1894 (about 700 feet away); Marston Block, 1881 (about 800 feet away);
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assoc., 1911 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maja Tajima, February 23, 2012
2. Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assoc., 1911 Marker
US Grant Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lester Hotel, 1906 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pacifica Hotel, 1910 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Royal Pie Bakery 1884 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assoc. Building image. Click for full size.
By Maja Tajima, February 23, 2012
3. Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assoc. Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2012, by Maja Tajima of San Diego, California. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 24, 2012, by Maja Tajima of San Diego, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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