China Alley

China Alley (HMZST)

Location: Fresno, CA 93706 Fresno County
Buy California State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 36° 43.783', W 119° 47.6'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 610 views
Inscription

街人唐

In 1874 600 people moved to what is now Fresno. Of those, 200 were Chinese, who made the brick and helped start the building of Fresno. A short time later, they were persuaded to settle west of the train tracks. They built an area of shops, which catered to all ethnic backgrounds. It was a thriving area that offered goods, services, and "entertainment" day and night. It was the cosmopolitan area of Fresno for many years and to this day this area still has influence on the city. The brick used here came from an eighty-plus year-old church torn down in the 1970's and is thought to have been made by the Chinese settlers.
Dedicated February 11, 2006
E Clampus Vitus
Jim Savage Chapter 1852
Details
HM NumberHMZST
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Tags
Year Placed2006
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Jim Savage Chapter 1852
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:19am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 250554 N 4068527
Decimal Degrees36.72971667, -119.79333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 43.783', W 119° 47.6'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 43' 46.98" N, 119° 47' 36.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1524 Kern St, Fresno CA 93706, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. Does the marker have a number?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?