Weaverville in Trinity County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1979 by E Clampus Vitus, Trinitarianus Chapter 62.
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. 40° 43.941′ N, 122° 56.413′ W. Marker is in Weaverville, California, in Trinity County. Marker is on Main Street (California Route 3 / 229), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 625 Main Street, Weaverville CA 96093, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerCameron Building Site (a few steps from this marker); Old Weaverville Fire Station (a few steps from this marker); E Clampus Vitus 1855 & 1962 (within shouting distance of this marker); Pacific Brewery (within shouting distance of this marker); Weaverville / Mountain Charlie (within shouting distance of this marker); Won Lim Miao (within shouting distance of this marker); Joss House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Carr Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weaverville.
Also see . . . Chinese Leave Mark in Trinity County - Jefferson Public Radio. Like so many immigrants, the first Chinese arrived in Trinity County, Calif., searching for gold. Mostly from the southern province of Guangdong, they called California Gum Shun or Gold Mountain. Few women and children were among them. (Submitted on June 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 632 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.