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

Reviewed December 20, 2017
Newburyport, Massachusetts
A Bit of History

True there is not a lot to see and all or most of the remains have been removed. However, it it... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016
Victor W
Berkeley, California
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20 Dec 2017
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Montague Road / Highway 3 East, Yreka, CA
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Reviewed December 20, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank ChinaTeacherBob
Reviewed December 5, 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.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank lokosplus
Reviewed September 1, 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.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Victor W
Reviewed October 23, 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed April 21, 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

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank glenonoka
Reviewed October 28, 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
Reviewed July 1, 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

Date of experience: April 2011
6  Thank half-Brit
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