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Lovelock, Nevada: Chinatown Ruins Museum

A display of artifacts and junk formerly displayed in the garage of the Cadillac Inn motel. It was the personal collection of its owner.

875 W. Broadway, Lovelock, NV
On the west side of W. Broadway, just south of its intersection with 9th St.
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After the Cadillac Inn was sold, the museum was moved to 875 West Broadway, at the corner of Ninth Street. The displays appear to be in the windows.

[Mulvaney, 08/30/2019]
Chinatown Ruins Museum

The Frank Chang Memorial Museum is a small collection of artifacts paying tribute to the Chinese people who panned for gold and helped to build the railroad. It became Larry DeLeeuw's (owner of the Cadillac Inn) obsession about 10 years ago. The museum is in the garage of the motel.

The collection contains bits of ancient rice bowls, opium pipes a really great (looks to be homemade) Chinese mannequin, coins and various other artifacts DeLeeuw found in the ruins of Lovelock's old Chinatown.

[Jeff Thompson, 03/12/2008]

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