China Beach

China Beach (HMD3D)

Location: Capitola, CA 95010 Santa Cruz County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 58.723', W 121° 56.323'

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During the 1870's and 1880's, a small village constructed of scrap lumber and driftwood was erected at the base of these cliffs. Known as China Beach, or China Cove, it was established by Chinese fishermen who set their nets by boat and then hauled their daily catch onto the beach by hand for drying and selling. By 1890, however, the expanding resort industry and waves of anti-Chinese sentiment had combined to force the last of the Chinese fishermen out of Santa Cruz County.
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HM NumberHMD3D
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1984
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus - Monterey Viejo Chapter No. 1846
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 7:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 594456 N 4093037
Decimal Degrees36.97871667, -121.93871667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 58.723', W 121° 56.323'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 58' 43.38" N, 121° 56' 19.38" W
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Area Code(s)408, 831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 888-898 Park Ave, Capitola CA 95010, US
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