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Archaeologists find evidence of Chinese camp in Sierra

Archaeologists find evidence of Chinese camp in Sierra
trefwoorden: VS - Sierra - chinees - houthakkerskamp
Archaeologists have uncovered evidence near this Sierra town of what's thought to be a Chinese logging camp that dates back to the 1870s.
Artifacts found at the Tahoe National Forest site off Sawtooth Road include an ax head, metal files, opium can fragments, a Chinese medicine bottle and tableware fragments.
"The area is just covered in artifacts," Forest Service archaeologist Carrie Smith told the Sierra Sun newspaper.

Lees verder bij: Las Vegas Sun (5 oktober 2003)