Officials speak during the dedication of the 1917 Chinese Laundry Building at Wawona in Yosemite National Park, California. A new sign and exhibit were unveiled, formally recognising Chinese-Americans' contributions to the national park's history. Photo: The Fresno Bee/AP Officials speak during the dedication of the 1917 Chinese Laundry Building at Wawona in Yosemite National Park, California. A new sign and exhibit were unveiled, formally recognising Chinese-Americans' contributions to the national park's history. Photo: The Fresno Bee/AP
Officials speak during the dedication of the 1917 Chinese Laundry Building at Wawona in Yosemite National Park, California. A new sign and exhibit were unveiled, formally recognising Chinese-Americans' contributions to the national park's history. Photo: The Fresno Bee/AP

Chinese-Americans’ contribution to Yosemite National Park recognised in new attraction

  • The Chinese Laundry Building at Wawona Hotel in the famed US park has been restored and turned into a visitor’s attraction
  • Many Chinese immigrants in the 1800s helped build critical infrastructure that made tourism to the California park possible

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Officials speak during the dedication of the 1917 Chinese Laundry Building at Wawona in Yosemite National Park, California. A new sign and exhibit were unveiled, formally recognising Chinese-Americans' contributions to the national park's history. Photo: The Fresno Bee/AP Officials speak during the dedication of the 1917 Chinese Laundry Building at Wawona in Yosemite National Park, California. A new sign and exhibit were unveiled, formally recognising Chinese-Americans' contributions to the national park's history. Photo: The Fresno Bee/AP
Officials speak during the dedication of the 1917 Chinese Laundry Building at Wawona in Yosemite National Park, California. A new sign and exhibit were unveiled, formally recognising Chinese-Americans' contributions to the national park's history. Photo: The Fresno Bee/AP
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