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Philly's Chinatown Started Here Circa 1870

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Philly's Chinatown Started Here Circa 1870

According to an article about Chinatowns in the United States in yesterday's Philadelphia Inquirer, starting on the front page, Philadelphia Chinatown dates to 1870, when a man named Lee Fong started a laundry at 913 Race Street. I used circa, above, because online I see various dates, such as 1869 and 1871.

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Location: Sammy Chon's K-Town BBQ , 913 Race St. , (Now Known as 911 Race St.), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107, United States
Listing Category: Ethnic (& Regional) Foods/Restaurants, First Ever ..., History, Neighborhoods, Villages, Towns, etc., No Longer There, Plaques, Markers (real ones), Retail Stores, Malls
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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