The Chinese Walls

The Chinese Walls (HM1783)

Location: Woodside, CA 94062 San Mateo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 24.623', W 122° 15.679'

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at Folger Estate Stable

These stone walls are part of a network of trails and roads built by Chinese immigrants. In 1872 Simon L. Jones bought 1,500 acres of timberland in Woodside and developed them into farmlands, orchards and vineyards with the use of Chinese labor. These fine, enduring walls, constructed without mortar or coping, are a testament to the craftsmanship and expertise of Chinese workers, whose labors helped to build California.
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HM NumberHM1783
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByFriends of the Walls and the Chinese Historical Society of America
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 10:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 565370 N 4140655
Decimal Degrees37.41038333, -122.26131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 24.623', W 122° 15.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 24' 37.38" N, 122° 15' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)650
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 255-355 Bear Gulch Trail, Woodside CA 94062, US
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