|Pend Oreille River|
Pend Oreille County
Pend Oreille River Chinese Placer Mine. Pend Oreille County.
Chinese placer miners were working the mouth of the Pend Oreille River by 1854. Reference: Hildebrand 1977: 11.
China Bar. Pend Oreille County.
China Bar is two miles north of Metaline Falls in the Pend Oreille River. Chinese placer mining occurred there in the 1870s. Reference: Hitchman 1985: 46.
Hildebrandt, Lorraine Barker. 1977. Straw Hats, Sandals, and Steel. Tacoma, Washington: The Washington State American Bicentennial Commission.
Hitchman, Robert. 1985. Place Names of Washington. Washington State: Washington State Historical Society.