By being part of this cultural and historical project, you are helping to support the Camp so it has a strong and secure future.
Help us Restore the Lawrence Chinese Camp
Prohibited from living in the Lawrence township the Chinese miners arriving during the Otago gold rush in the 1860's set up camp outside of the township . Today the site is known as the' Lawrence Chinese Camp' and has historic importance.
A Trust was formed to protect and restore the camp.The Joss House , was recently returned to the site. The Chinese Empire Hotel and the Stables urgently require restoration and reinstatement of the bar.
A Visitor Centre and carpark need to be built to cater for visitors , local and international.
By donating you are helping with the preservation of the early Chinese culture and history .
It is the Trust's aim to make the camp a ' must see' destination in Lawrence , Clutha New Zealand.
DONATE NOW to be part of this amazing project .
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The camp was established in the 1860's , so the Chinese miners had a place they could live and trade from .
A Trust was formed to protect & restore the camp.
On site there is a Joss House , Chinese Empire Hotel & Stables.
A Visitor Centre and car park needs to be built.
Donate now to help this amazing cultural &historical project .
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