AH LOUIS STORE

Historical Landmark


NPS Number: 08000203
Description:
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. This property was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 3/26/2008.


Registration Date: 3/25/1965

Location:
City: San Luis Obispo
County: San Mateo

Directions:
800 Palm St at Chorro St, San Luis Obispo


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