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Chinatown Vegas: Chinese immigration to Nevada predates Chinatown by more than a century

Chinatown in Las Vegas didn’t spring up until 1995 when James Chen brought seven acres to open restaurants, retail shops and even a Mandarin bookstore, but the history of Chinese in Nevada dates back to the 1850s.
The Las Vegas Review Journal recalled some of that history as part of its series of stories Nevada 150, the history of the ........ read more