Chinese in Nevada
"Enter Research. There had to be a reason why this marker of all the others in Nevada received such immaculate construction. All that's missing is an attached water fountain and park bench for visitor five-star viewing treatment. Whatever the reason we certainly aren't complaining. Onto #189 across the street ..." -- Journal Entry, September 2007
Original Date Visited: 9/27/07
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..
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