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The Chinese Building on First Street will be open for tours Saturday, April 25. In the past, archaeologists have dug research pits to the back of the building, above, as part of an ongoing effort to document the buildings Chinese community. Contributed photo

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Historic Chinese Building open for tour

Thanks to its relocation to First Street, the Northwest Cherry Festival this year offers a rare glimpse into a little known era of local history: that of the Chinese settlement in The Dalles dating back to the 1880s.

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