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Bok Kai Temple - No. 889
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
N 39° 08.121 W 121° 35.296
10S E 622013 N 4332745
Quick Description: I stumbled upon this building while geocaching, but the Bok Kai Temple really took me by surprise. Don't miss this while they're doing rennovations.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/26/2008 6:26:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM3WFA
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 17

Long Description:
NO. 889 BOK KAI TEMPLE - Dedicated March 21, 1880, this building replaced the first temple built nearby in the early 1850s. It has been a Chinese community project since 1866, serving as a meeting hall, court, school, and place of worship. In this 'Palace of Many Saints,' Bok Eye, the water god, is the central deity and has been celebrated in Marysville on Bomb Day since Chinese settled here.
Marker Number: 889.00

Marker Name: Bok Kai Temple

County: Yuba

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Location: SW corner of First and D Sts, Marysville

Website: [Web Link]

Marker Dedication Date: Not listed

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