Ah Louis Store

California State Historic Landmark 802

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#802 Site of Ah Louis Store
Here in 1874 was established Ah Louis' store. The first Chinese store in the county, it sold general merchandise and herbs and served as a bank, counting house, and post office for the numerous Chinese coolies who dug the eight tunnels through the mountains of Cuesta for the Southern Pacific Railroad, 1884 to 1894.

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800 Palm St at Chorro St, San Luis Obispo.

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