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Kam Wah Chung Company Building

John Day, Oregon
National Register Number: 73001575
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Commerce/Trade - business.
Congressional District: 023 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - September 20, 2005):
The Kam Wah Chung Company Building is the best known example of a Chinese merchantile and herb store in the United States representing the Chinese role in the post-Civil War expansion period of the American West. It is significant for its association with Chinese immigratints in the development of the American West.


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