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Harp Music on a Chinese Junk
History of the Original Chinese Settlers in Monterey
Chinese Tourist Board was Welcomed by Monterey Officials
China Dragon is on her Mooring Now!
U.S. Chinese Historical Museum


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Harp Music on a Chinese Junk

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Harbor Winds play this harp aboard China Dragon
Eery and relaxing, the winds stirred up to play this 16 string therapy harp while aboard the China Dragon, Chinese Junk Fishing Boat built in Hong Kong 1958. Enjoy the music.
The harbor winds kicked up and decided to play this 16 string therapy harp.

History of the Original Chinese Settlers in Monterey

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100 Story Project - Gerry Low-Sabado: Monterey's Chinese Heritage
Gerry Low Sabado discusses the history of Chinese-American heritage on the Monterey Peninsula.Produced by the Museum of Monterey - http://museumofmonterey.orgDirected by Mark BaerDirector of ...
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Chinese Tourist Board was Welcomed by Monterey Officials

China Dragon is on her Mooring Now!

China Dragon is on now on her Mooring in the harbor.  We've already received wonderful comments about how she really makes the harbor look more special.  If you take a walk from Old Fisherman's Wharf towards Breakwater Cove you'll see her.

Pictures to follow or send us yours and we'll post them here.

U.S. Chinese Historical Museum

The Chinese Historical Museum  http://www.chsa.org
is a great place to see the history of Chinese people in the United States  
Chinese Historical Museum - San Francisco
The main exhibition area in the museum tells the history of the Chinese people in the United States. The bilingual permanent exhibition documents the first large wave of immigration that occurred during the 19th century, when more than 90% of Chinese immigrants came from the Pearl River Delta region in China.

China Dragon on Facebook

Find China Dragon on Facebook. www.facebook.com/pages/China-Dragon.com   and LIKE HER!

Chinese Symbol for Good Fortune found on Boat

Renovating a boat can feel overwhelming at times.  Yesterday was one of those days.  People love to come and snap photos of the boat because she is inspiring. In many ways..she's even more inspiring to see out of the water.  She looks larger out of the water than in the water.  After yesterday's Chinese Fishing Village Walk of Remembrance where we all made new friends...China Dragon had some new visitors. 

China Dragon's Fitting for the Sail Rigging. Good Fortune symbol at topNancy from San Francisco looked up at the eyes that hold the sails rigging and said: That symbol means: Good Fortune.

Join us May 19th 11 am for Chinese Fishing Village Walk

Adding new colors and art to China Dragon

Day 3 of China Dragon's being in dry dock or as they say: On the Hard meaning on a hard surface versus the water.

The Hull is being sanded and readied for new paint. The red is called Perfection Red.  

We plan on adding two new colors to the trim: blue and green as shown in this photo of a Dragon from the ceiling of a Buddhist Monastery.  Photo provided to us by artist Conlon for inspiration.  Tell us what you think?

Over all her hull condition is really good considering her age.

Adventures of a Chinese Junk Fishing Boat

Chinese Junk Boat Museum? in Monterey?  How did I get to this point?What on earth possessed me to save and preserve this unique bit of history.  How did this amazing junk find it's way to me here?  Even my dog Romeo who guards the boat from sea otters and sea lions has his say.  All I know is that there is history in this boat and it deserves to have a new life and new future.   We're hauling her out on Thursday May 10th at 9am and you can be a part of her restoration so that she can SAIL her yellow sails with the Red Dragon on the top during the Pacific Grove Festival of Lanterns this summer.