Wa Jen Ha Lio Historical

Wa Jen Ha Lio Historical (HM1XMH)

Location: San Rafael, CA 94901 Marin County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 0.115', W 122° 27.762'

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China Camp

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One of the earliest, largest and most productive Chinese fishing villages in California, China Camp was in operation by 1870. The Chinese immigrants and their descendants introduced the use of commercial netting to catch bay shrimp off Point San Pedro. The shrimp were then dried and exported to Chinese throughout the world. China Camp represents the last surviving Chinese shrimp fishing village in California.
One of many Chinese shrimp camps on the bay, this site was home to several thousand Chinese from 1880 to 1905. Left unemployed by the completion of the Pacific Railroads, driven from the city by restrictive laws, they joined those already shrimping in the bay. Changes in the fishery and new laws caused a rapid decline in population, until today Frank Quan is the only original resident still living here.
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Series This marker is part of the series, and the E Clampus Vitus series.
Year Placed1980
Placed ByCalifornia Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Marin Chinese Cultural Group & E. Clampus Vitus, Yerba Buena Chapter No. 1
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees38.00191667, -122.46270000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 0.115', W 122° 27.762'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 0' 6.9" N, 122° 27' 45.72" W
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Area Code(s)415
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 246-298 Rr01 Box, San Rafael CA 94901, US
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