Kam Wah Chung & Co.
A “Golden Chinese Outpost” Heritage Site for Oregon State Parks
A Chinese medical clinic, general store, community center and residence, Kam Wah Chung & Co. Museum gives you an incomparable glimpse into the past. This National Historic Landmark, includes the building museum and interpretive center.
Built in 1865 as a trading post, this unique time capsule, unique in the world, became home to two Chinese immigrants, Ing “Doc” Hay and Lung On in 1888. Lung On was the general store proprietor and a businessman, while “Doc” Hay was a practitioner of herbal medicine. For over 60 years the building was a social, medical, and religious center for Oregon’s Chinese community.