Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Yuba County

Chinese Pyre in Wheatland
22 September 2013
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Chinese Pyre
4865 Wheatland Road
Wheatland

The inscription reads:

Chinese Pyre was used by the Wheatland Chinese Community during the 1870s - 1890s for funeral ceremonies. The pyre was used to burn precious paper believed to release the spirit to go on.

Rebuilt in 1978 by the Wheatland Historical Society.

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