Welcome to Kam Wah Chung
Welcome to our website. This is not your typical website because this is not your typical museum. Explore these pages to get a glimpse inside this unique historical landmark in Eastern Oregon. Feel free to browse through the collections and view the videos. When you are in the neighborhood, stop by for a free tour of the museum and interpretive center. Mention Doc Hay sent you.
Summer 2019 Events:
During July there will be a series of special events at Kam Wah Chung:
Public Archaeologic Dig at Kam Wah Chung, July 11 – 15, 2019.
We will have a weekly lecture series in Canyon City, free and open to the public:
July 11th: Adrian Praetzellis- Archaeologist
July 18th: Priscilla Wegars- Archaeologist (Chinese Mining)
July 25th: Chuimei Ho and Ben Bronson
Click Here to read more details about these events.
Also, check out these new updates to our website:
There are new members of the Friends of Kam Wah Chung Board. Please click on About Us to meet them and read about their connection to KWC.
Two Chinese film crews accompanied a group of Chinese scholars to KWC last summer & fall to document the extensive herbal collection in the archives. Please click on Events to learn about their visit.
Don Merritt, Museum Curator, provides a review of last year's activities. Please click on Don's Corner to read more.
Adele Cerny, President of the Board, Friends of Kam Wah Chung, shares her impressions of 2018 at KWC. Please click on Letter from the Prez.
Thank you for visiting Kam Wah Chung!
© 2019 Friends of Kam Wah Chung
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