Chinese Heritage Museum

History of the Chinese in Folsom and in California

Description

The Folsom Historical Society is pleased to announce its acquisition of the Howard Sr. and Mabel Chan House - home of the future Folsom Chinese Heritage Museum. The small but historically significant Chan House is located at 917 Sutter Street in Folsom's Historic District. ​ This acquisition marks a significant step forward in the Folsom Historical Society's goal of opening a Chinese Heritage Museum dedicated to telling the rich and complex history of the Chinese in Folsom and in California. In the 1880s, Folsom had a Chinese community of about 2,500 - the second largest Chinese community in California, after San Francisco. To ask a question or join our mailing list, please contact the Folsom Historical Society at (916) 985-2707, or email info@folsomhistoricalsociety.org.

  • Sutter Street

Contact Details

  • 823 Sutter Street, Folsom, CA 95630, USA

    916-985-2707

    info@folsomhistoricalsociety.org