Chelan County


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Chelan Falls Chinese Village

Chelan Falls Chinese Village, Chelan County.
Chelan Falls Chinese Village was located about one half miles from Chelan Falls on the Chelan River. Dating to the mid 1860s, it was the first and largest of the Chinese camps on the Chelan and Columbia Rivers. Its store supplied Chinese placer gold miners as did its vegetable garden. References: Chin and Chin 2013: 10-11; Hildebrand 1977: 12-13, 17; United States Geologic Survey 1978.

References
Chin, Art and Doug Chin. 2013. Chinese in Washington State. Seattle, Washington: OCA Greater Seattle.

Hildebrandt, Lorraine Barker. 1977. Straw hats, Sandals, and Steel. Tacoma, Washington: The Washington State American Bicentennial Commission.

United States Geologic Survey 1978. Chelan Falls, WA. 7.5 Minute Series.