Chinese in Nevada - Sparks, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 39° 32.084 W 119° 45.207
11S E 263361 N 4379739
Quick Description: A sign about the Chinese in Nevada in downtown Sparks.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 5/10/2011 12:14:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMBDR7
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 19

Long Description:
"This honors the heroism and hardwork of the thousands of Chinese who played a major role in the history of Nevada. From across the Pacific, the Chinese came to California during the Gold Rush of 49 and on to the mountains and desert of this state where they built railroads, cut timber and performed countless humble tasks.

Sizeable Chinese communities grew up here in Virginia City and other towns. Their contribution to the progress of the state in its first century will be forever remembered by all Nevadans."
Marker Title (required): Chinese in Nevada

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): 29

Marker Text (required):
This honors the heroism and hardwork of the thousands of Chinese who played a major role in the history of Nevada. From across the Pacific, the Chinese came to California during the Gold Rush of 49 and on to the mountains and desert of this state where they built railroads, cut timber and performed countless humble tasks. Sizeable Chinese communities grew up here in Virginia City and other towns. Their contribution to the progress of the state in its first century will be forever remembered by all Nevadans.


County (required): Washoe (Reno)

Marker Type (required): Other (describe below)

Other Marker Type (optional): Stone

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): Did not see any damage

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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