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Chinese American Soldiers Memorial

Seattle

 
 
Chinese American Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 13, 2009
1. Chinese American Soldiers Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated to American Soldiers of Chinese Ancestry in Seattle and vicinity who died in the service of their country during World War II, 1941 - 1945

[Translation in Chinese calligraphy]

Yeu Louie
Lee Hong Chew
Bak Hong Chin
John Chinn
Bing Poy Wong
Henry Ferren Goon
Chris Y. Chen
Lawrence Lew Kay
Thick Yuen Look
Lock Moon Kwong

 
Erected 1950 by Seattle Chinese Community.
 
Location. 47° 35.926′ N, 122° 19.516′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on Maynard Avenue, South north of South King Street. Touch for map. Marker is in the Chinatown-International District, in the northeast corner of Hing Hay Park which is west of I-5 off Maynard Avenue, S., between Jackson and King Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Seattle WA 98104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Northern Tunnel (approx. 0.2 miles away); King Street Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); The White Chapel District (approx. ľ mile away); Lou Grahamís Sporting House
Hing Hay Park - Chinese Soldiers Memorial in background, against the wall beyond the pagoda - image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 13, 2009
2. Hing Hay Park - Chinese Soldiers Memorial in background, against the wall beyond the pagoda -
"Pathways to Pride" monumental stones ("Unity" and "Diversity", 2002), lower right.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Goldsmith Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of United Parcel Service (approx. 0.3 miles away); UPS - Celebrating 100 years of Service (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .
1. International District, Seattle. (Submitted on September 17, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. NPS: Seattle Chinatown Historic District. (Submitted on September 17, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Chinatown; International District; Hing Hay Park.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Hing Hay Park - view from near the Chinese American Sodiers Memorial toward Maynard and King image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 13, 2009
3. Hing Hay Park - view from near the Chinese American Sodiers Memorial toward Maynard and King
"Historic Chinatown Gate" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 13, 2009
4. "Historic Chinatown Gate"
Across King Street, two blocks west of Hing Hay Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,507 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on January 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 17, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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