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On August 2, 1970, Locke was listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service. It is the only town in the United States built exclusively by the Chinese Americans for the Chinese Americans. Its unique charm and genuine authenticity
bring many visitors to its streets each year.



Spring 2023 Newsletter

Spring Newsletter 2023

Chinese Pioneers: Power and Politics
in Exclusion Era Photographs
February 11 through April 26
Locke Boarding House Museum State Park
13916 Main St, Walnut Grove 95690
Museum Hours: 11:00 to 3:00 Saturdays and Sundays


This show presents a visual history of the
social, political, and judicial disenfranchisement
of California Chinese – as well as moments
of Chinese agency and resilience – in the
decades before and after the 1882
Chinese Exclusion Act