Chinese Cemetery Shrine

Chinese Cemetery Shrine (HM1EM8)

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90063 Los Angeles County
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N 34° 2.324', W 118° 11.679'

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Nineteenth Century Los Angeles

— Evergreen Cemetery —

Panel 1:
This monument is the oldest surviving structure
of Chinese settlement in the Los Angeles area.
It illustrates the use of traditional ceremonies
brought from China and honors the lives
of 19th century Chinese Americans.

The Chinese Historical Society of Southern California
respectfully dedicates the preservation of the shrine
to the memory of those pioneers.

Built 1888 - Declared 1990

[Seal of the:
"City of Los Angeles, Founded 1783"]
Historic-Cultural Monument No. 486

City of Los Angeles
Cultural Heritage Commission

Panel 2:
[Text in Chinese characters]
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HM NumberHM1EM8
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Marker Number486
Year Placed1990
Placed ByCity of Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 2:53pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 389723 N 3767094
Decimal Degrees34.03873333, -118.19465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 2.324', W 118° 11.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 2' 19.44" N, 118° 11' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)323, 213
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 157-361 N Lorena St, Los Angeles CA 90063, US
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