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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11C1_mcabee-beach_Monterey-CA.html
Portuguese whalersFrom the California Gold Rush to nearly the turn of the century, Portuguese whalers launched boats from this beach and rowed them out into the bay to intercept whales migrating along the Monterey coastline. Once harpooned, the wh…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMPD0_el-pasos-chinese-community_El-Paso-TX.html
Chinese immigrants first arrived in El Paso shortly before the Southern Pacific Railroad completed its line here in 1881. The earliest immigrants opened a rooming house and a grocery store. Soon afterwards, the U.S. Government passed the Chinese e…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMJFW_central-park-veterans-memorial-japanese-american-combat-team_San-Mateo-CA.html
In Memory of442ndJapanese AmericanCombat Teamand their families"Go For Broke"
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM15S6_oroville-chinese-cemetery_Oroville-CA.html
This cemetery was established in 1850 during the Gold Rush days to serve the Chinese communities of Lava Beds, Bagdad, Bidwell Bar and Ophir City (now Oroville). The last burial here was in 1944.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM100U_a-cosmopolitan-society_Columbia-CA.html
Columbia was a boomtown.The discovery of gold in 1850 attracted thousands of miners here. As more people arrived, the demand for goods, services and entertainment soared. In the gold rush, Columbia stores and other businesses thrived. The town …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1BNM_pioneer-square-historic-district_Seattle-WA.html
[This marker is consists of seven panels and a map which deal with various aspects to the history of Pioneer Square. The panels are clustered together in Occidental Park in the heart of Seattle's Pioneer Square Historic District.] [Panel 1][Cli…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZRX_chinese-mission-building-1927_San-Diego-CA.html
This California Mission Revival-style building was designed by Louis Gill, nephew and protege of Irving Gill. The facade of the one-story chapel features a sloping red-tile roof over a central bell tower. The Chinese Mission, located in the buildi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMOCE_site-of-vinegarroon_Comstock-TX.html
Crossing the Pecos River Canyon was the last major obstacle the Southern Pacific Railroad faced in completing its southern transcontinental route linking New Orleans and San Francisco. As "Tunnel No. 2" was excavated on the west side of the canyon…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DAF_terminal-island-japanese-memorial_Los-Angeles-CA.html
Panel 1:Terminal Island MemorialFrom the early 1900s until World War II, the fishing village of "Fish Harbor" on Terminal Island was athriving community of 3,000 people - primarily Japanese immigrants and their U.S.-born children. The local canner…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMIQU_americans-of-chinese-ancestry_New-York-NY.html
[Panel 1]:In memory of the Americans of Chinese ancestry who lost their lives in defense of freedom and democracy.[Chinese characters and insignia of the American Legion.] [Panel 2]:Dedicated by the Lt. Benj. Ralph Kimlau Chinese Memorial Post …
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