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Columbia in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

To Honor the Chinese Pioneers

 
 
To Honor the Chinese Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 21, 2006
1. To Honor the Chinese Pioneers Marker
Inscription. This marks the burial site of Columbia’s early Chinese miners and merchants, in keeping with their traditions. The remains have been disinterred and returned to their homeland.
 
Erected 1995 by The Golden Era Parlor #99, N.D.G.W., July 15, 1995.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 2.333′ N, 120° 23.948′ W. Marker is in Columbia, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker can be reached from School House Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Columbia Cemetery. Cemetery is located at the end of the road, on top of the hill. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia CA 95310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Crist Kress (here, next to this marker); Columbia Masonic Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia School House (within shouting distance of this marker); A Cosmopolitan Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); Claverie Building
Entrance to the Columbia Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 21, 2006
2. Entrance to the Columbia Cemetery
See Nearby Marker for Additional Information
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Prosper Rocher Brewery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bixel Brewery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  The Chinese of Columbia. (Submitted on October 25, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Additional keywords. Chinese, Gold Rush
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 981 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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