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Weaverville Joss House, Oregon Street, Weaverville, Trinity County, CA

Weaverville Joss House, Oregon Street, Weaverville, Trinity County, CA

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Summary

Significance: The Temple of the Forest and the Clouds, or as it is popularly known, the Chinese Joss House, is an important historical record of the Chinese culture that flourished in California beginning in the 1850s with the immigration of Chinese nationals seeking gold.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-733
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N896
Survey number: HABS CA-1452
Building/structure dates: 1874 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1956-1957 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Lee, Moon
Fong, Ah
Baldwin, Jennifer L, transmitter
Cardwell, Kenneth H, field team
Aoki, Alan, field team
Dixon, Jon, field team
Hale, Kelley, field team
Heynen, Robert, field team
Tonnemacher, Dan, field team
Uhte, Robert F, project manager
Schara, Mark, project manager
Price, Virginia Barrett, transmitter
Martin, Mary Kile, photographer
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
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Location

Weaverville (Calif.)40.73192, -122.96226
Google Map of 40.7319154, -122.962263
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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