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Chinese Cemetery

Windmill Rd, Baker City, OR 97814
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Ranked #7 of 9 attractions in Baker City
Type: Cemeteries
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The Chinese cemetery is across the street from the Super 8, it was small but the info sign gave good history

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maui
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A patch of sage brush next to the highway with holes in the ground, cigarette butts in the prayer shrine, depressing. There r better places to learn about chinese culture.

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Nampa, Idaho, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

There is actually nothing to see, no old graves. The bones were exumed and brought back to China.The windmill across the street is more interesting.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

There isn't really much here; a sign, a tombstone, a pagoda, and empty graves.. But it is an interesting look into a part of Oregon history much ignored, the contributions of Chinese to the development of the state. Worth a quick stop.

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la grande, oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Tucked away just off I-84 Exit 304, the Chinese Cemetery offers a window into an important piece of Western history. Chinese men worked the mines, railroads, laundries and restaurants of Eastern Oregon and faced discrimination and brutal working conditions. The cemetery has two reader boards, a pavilion, and a replica Prayer House. Most of the people buried here were exhumed... More

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Haines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

First visit, brought family from out of town. Quite interesting. Never knew what was in store for us at this site. Very lovely monument.

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Lewiston, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2011

The Chinese Cemetery in Baker, OR is located on Windmill Road. Take exit 304 off I-84. The reader board explain some of the history of the Chinese in Baker, a Pagoda (made im China), a marble stone naming the people known to have been buried in the cemetery. Most of those buried here were exhumed and returned to China. There... More

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