Chinese Stores

Chinese Stores (HM7WF)

Location: Placerville, CA 95667 El Dorado County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 48.087', W 120° 53.572'

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These two stone buildings known as the Wah Hop and Man Lee Stores were built by Jonas Wilder before 1860and leased to Chinese merchants. Located at the edge of a large Chinese community, they sold traditional foods, clothing and other items. Such stores were also social centers and places for receiving news about other Chinese communities in the state. After a disastrous fire destroyed Coloma's Chinese quarter in 1883, most of the Chinese left town.
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HM NumberHM7WF
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Placed ByMarshall Gold Discovery Site
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 682978 N 4296852
Decimal Degrees38.80145000, -120.89286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.087', W 120° 53.572'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 5.22" N, 120° 53' 34.32" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 Gold Discovery Loop Trail, Placerville CA 95667, US
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