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Chinese Cemetery Memorial

Montague Road / Highway 3 East, Yreka, CA
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Forlorn

"Forlorn" is a good word to summarize this place, all that remains of a once-thriving Chinese... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
ChinaTeacherBob
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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a must see if u are into history,or gold rush times, the chinese put a lot into this areaan alot... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
lokosplus
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Lynnwood, Washington
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20 Dec 2017
“Forlorn”
5 Dec 2017
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Montague Road / Highway 3 East, Yreka, CA
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

"Forlorn" is a good word to summarize this place, all that remains of a once-thriving Chinese community of at least 1500 people in Yreka. It is a reminder that it was immigrants from Asia, too, who built America. Note: Tripadvisor's map showing the location of...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

a must see if u are into history,or gold rush times, the chinese put a lot into this areaan alot died doing it.

Thank lokosplus
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

True there is not a lot to see and all or most of the remains have been removed. However, it it nice to see that the Chinese are acknowledged as part of Yreka's history.

Thank Victor W
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

WE couldn't find the graves. Only one was marked and we don't read Chinese but the memorial itself is nice.

Thank marshmellomustang
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Reviewed 21 April 2015

There isn't much to see here. A single stone and 3 plaques. The is some desert area to walk around on behind the memorial. You wouldn't be missing much if you skipped this place. The photos show about all there is to see. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10204146810773033.1073742244.1308874954&type=1&l=8537b70af5

2  Thank glenonoka
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

Its very forlornness speaks to the vanishing footprint of a thriving Chinese population in the gold camps of the Gold Rush era.

4  Thank JHarold
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Reviewed 2 July 2011

We were staying in the Yreka RV Park, which is only a mile of two from this cemetery. We like old cemeteries, so of course had to visit, even thought this is more a memorial than cemetery. Yreka's "Chinatown" was located a couple of miles...More

6  Thank half-Brit
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