AH LOUIS STORE


Ah Louis’ Store, established in 1874, was 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.

Designation:
• National Historic Site (08000203)
• State Historical Site (802)
Visited: 01/19/2015
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