Visit Historical Locke Town

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.

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Gateway to Gold Mountain ExhibitThe “Gateway to Gold Mountain: The Angel Island Immigration Experience” exhibit at Locke has been extended through Oct. 31. The traveling exhibition tells the story of Chinese immigrants’ experience at Angel Island. The exhibit is part of the Locke Centennial celebration that is taking place throughout 2015.

Angel Island, an immigration station in San Francisco Bay, was the entry point into the United States for more than 500,000 immigrants from 80 countries between 1910 and 1940. Many Angel Island immigrants ended up settling in Locke and other Delta towns.

The exhibit is free and open to the public from 11:00 am – 4:30 pm. Thursdays through Sundays in Jan Ying Building at 13947 Main Street. (map) More information is available here.

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