JOHN DAY — Visit the John Day area, and tour the museum at Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site while the museum is open for guided tours March 21-25.
The 45-minute tours begin at 9 a.m. and at the top of each hour, except 12-1 p.m. The last tour of each day begins at 3 p.m. Each tour is limited to eight people inside the museum, although virtual tours are available by request. Make your reservation by calling 541-575-2800.
Summer tours are set for May 1-Oct. 31. Online registration is available at the park store, as well as additional information about the tour. Both the Spring Break and summer tours are free.
The Kam Wah Chung building and museum is a National Historic Landmark that preserves the home and businesses of two Chinese immigrants, Ing “Doc” Hay and Lung On. For more than 60 years the building was a social, medical, and religious center for Oregon’s Chinese community.
Registration also open for summer tours .
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