Sam Choy Brick Store

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Sam Choy Brick Store
Sam Choy Brick Store is located in California
Sam Choy Brick Store
Location Bird Way, Angels Camp, California
Coordinates 38°4′9″N 120°32′18″W / 38.06917°N 120.53833°W / 38.06917; -120.53833Coordinates: 38°4′9″N 120°32′18″W / 38.06917°N 120.53833°W / 38.06917; -120.53833
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1860
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 84000759[1]
Added to NRHP September 20, 1984

The Sam Choy Brick Store, Angels Camp, California, is the only building remaining from a large Chinese settlement during the California gold rush. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

After it served as a general store, its owner sold it to Angels Camp for use as a jail.[1] The Sam Choy Brick Store is still owned by the city of Angels Camp. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Plaque on site.