Learn about Rossland’s Chinese heritage Tuesday

For anyone interested in the history of Rossland, next week there will be a presentation on an important aspect of the city’s heritage.

For anyone interested in the history of Rossland, next week there will be a presentation on an important aspect of the city’s heritage.

The presentation is on the Chinese and Chinatown of Rossland from the era of 1901-1911.

Ron Shearer will be presenting his research into the Chinese history of Rossland and will answer and delve into the pertinent questions of why the Chinese came to Rossland, how they survived and what they encountered.

Shearer will also outline conflicts that the immigrants had with the legal system at the time and finally, explain why so many left Rossland.

The presentation is at the Rock Cut Pub on Tuesday, Sept. 4. from 7-9 p.m.

Admission is $3 and their will be Rossland Historical Museum books available for sale as well.

For more information contact the Rossland Public Library at 362-7611 or go to rossland.library.ca.

 

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