Chinatown
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 18.650 W 119° 38.974
11S E 271560 N 4354618
Quick Description: This Historical Marker is mounted on a brick monument on the northwest corner of Union and C Streets in Virginia City, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 11/4/2012 9:30:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMFMM9
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 7

Long Description:
1964 - 1964

Chinatown

Two blocks east of here once stood a Chinese community of almost 2,000 people. They came to Nevada during the mining days and did much of the hard work that helped establish the State. This honors the Chinese pioneers who played a major role in Nevada’s early history.

Nevada Centennial Marker No. 26

Marker Title (required): Chinatown

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County (required): Storey

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

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Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): None

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): Not Listed

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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