Locke Chinese Pioneers - Locke, CA, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 15.054 W 121° 30.590
10S E 630389 N 4234703
Quick Description: A memorial to the Chinese pioneer of Locke.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/25/2012 4:20:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMEQ5T
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 5

Long Description:
The monument is in a small park in the center of the community of Locke. One side is in English, the other in Chinese and the third has a relief on it. The English part reads:

"In memory of the industrious Chinese pioneers of California whose strength and sacrifice helped build the transcontinental railroad, construct the levees of the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta, and develop agriculture in the Central Valley. With determination and perserverance the Chinese built the town of Locke and continue to shape California.

Dedicated October 13, 2007
Through the Inspiration of
Connie King, Locke Resident Since 1948"
Who placed it?: Connie King

When was it placed?: 2007

Who is honored?: Chinese Piooner of Locke

Website about the Monument: Not listed

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