Chinese in Nevada

Chinese in Nevada (HM1EKB)

Location: Sparks, NV 89431 Washoe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 32.082', W 119° 45.207'

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1864 - 1964

This honors the heroism and hardihood of the thousands of Chinese who played a major role in the history of Nevada. From across the Pacific the Chinese came to California during the Gold Rush of '49 and on to the mountains and deserts of this state where they built railroads, cut timber and performed countless humble tasks.

Sizeable Chinese communities grew up here in Virginia City and other towns. Their contribution to the progress of the state in its first century will be forever remembered by all Nevadans.
Marker Number29
Year Placed1964
Placed ByVocational Assistance Commission for Retired Servicemen, Executive Yuan Republic of China
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 5:09pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 263361 N 4379736
Decimal Degrees39.53470000, -119.75345000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 32.082', W 119° 45.207'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 32' 4.92" N, 119° 45' 12.42" W
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Area Code(s)775
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1707-1711 Minnesota Ave, Sparks NV 89431, US
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