Quock Mui’s 150th Birthday Celebration

Quock Mui was born in the Chinese settlement at Point Lobos on August 13, 1859.  She is the first documented Chinese American female born in the Monterey area.  She lived in the Chinese Villages on the peninsula and learned to speak five languages – Chinese, English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Rumsien, the language of the Indian people of Monterey.

Travel to beautiful Monterey on this Saturday, August 8th to celebrate what would have been Quock Mui’s 150th Birthday:

**10 to 11:30 am at Wave Street Studios/Quock Mui Tea Room, 774 Wave Street, Monterey, Ca 93940mui tea room

  • Legacy of Monterey Peninsula’s Quock Mui Family — speech by Gerry Low-Sabado
  • Visit with Quock Descendants
  • Birthday cake and tea served
  • Free Admission
  • For information, contact Gerry Low-Sabado at RSaturday@aol.com

**1 to 4 pm at the Monterey Maritime and History Museum, 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, Ca 93940

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  • Visit with Quock Descendants
  • Birthday cake and tea served
  • Short walking tour to the Monterey City Cemetery where Quock Mui is laid to rest
  • Free Admission
  • For more information, contact Tim Thomas, Museum Historian at tim@montereyhistory.org

This is a great opportunity for you to learn the history of the Chinese American in this area.


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