Chinese-Americans’ contribution to Yosemite National Park recognised in new attraction

//Chinese-Americans’ contribution to Yosemite National Park recognised in new attraction

Chinese-Americans’ contribution to Yosemite National Park recognised in new attraction

A century-old building originally used as a laundry by Chinese workers at Yosemite’s iconic Wawona Hotel has been restored and turned into a visitor’s attraction, recognising Chinese Americans’ contributions to the early history of the famed US national park.Officials unveiled a new sign on Friday marking the Chinese Laundry Building in Yosemite Valley, local media reports said.New exhibits inside tell the story of Chinese workers who helped build Tioga Road and Wawona Road, critical…

Article by [author-name] (c) World - South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2021-10-03T07:00:23+00:00 October 3rd, 2021|World|Comments Off on Chinese-Americans’ contribution to Yosemite National Park recognised in new attraction