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Ione in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Ione's Chinatown

 
 
Ione's Chinatown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, circa May 2011
1. Ione's Chinatown Marker
Inscription. Looking North from this monument lies 5.22 acres which was originally deeded to Ky Kee, Hop Wah Chung, Quong On Long and Chang Hang Co. in 1883. Known as Chinatown, the community was comprised of stores, homes and a Joss House. At the peak of population approximately 1,000 Chinese lived in this town and the surrounding area.
 
Erected 1970 by Chispa Parlor No. 40, Native Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 21.216′ N, 120° 55.751′ W. Marker is in Ione, California, in Amador County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Eldorado Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ione CA 95640, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ione Parlor No. 33, N.S.G.W. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Stewart Co. Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ione City Hall and Police Offices (approx. 0.2 miles away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ione City Hall
Ione's Chinatown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, circa May 2011
2. Ione's Chinatown Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Iron Ivan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Red Brick Building Saloon (approx. mile away); Ione Brewery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ione.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 589 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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