Napa's China Town / Shuck Chan

Napa's China Town / Shuck Chan (HM10WZ)

Location: Napa, CA 94559 Napa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 17.984', W 122° 17.057'

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Lower Marker:
Napa's China Town
Napa's China Town was situated on both sides of First Street from this point west to Napa Creek. It occupied the area south of First to the Napa River where the Joss House stood near the juncture of Napa Creek and a narrow wagon road. East of the road were several wood framed houses on stilts and the Lai Hing Co. Additional Chinese houses and the Quong Shew Chang Laundry were on the north side of First Street. The area was abandoned in 1929.

Upper Marker:
Shuck Chan
To honor a leading citizen of Napa. He came here from China in 1898 at the age of three. The owner of Lai Hing Co. He and his wife Lee Kum were the last merchants of Chinatown
Details
HM NumberHM10WZ
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1979
Placed BySam Brannan Chapter No. 1004, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 1:58pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 562581 N 4239314
Decimal Degrees38.29973333, -122.28428333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.984', W 122° 17.057'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 59.04" N, 122° 17' 3.42" W
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Area Code(s)707, 510
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 967 1st St, Napa CA 94559, US
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