Chinese Pyre

Chinese Pyre (HMBLB)

Location: Wheatland, CA 95692 Yuba County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 0.435', W 121° 26.274'

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Chinese Pyre was used by the Wheatland Chinese Community during the 1870s - 1890s for funeral ceremonies. The pyre was used to burn precious paper believed to release the spirit to go on .

Rebuilt in 1978 by the Wheatland Historical Society.
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HM NumberHMBLB
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Year Placed1978
Placed ByThe Wheatland Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 635254 N 4318741
Decimal Degrees39.00725000, -121.43790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 0.435', W 121° 26.274'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 0' 26.10" N, 121° 26' 16.44" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4901-4955 Wheatland Rd, Wheatland CA 95692, US
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