Pier, China Camp | G Dan Mitchell Photography
An old pier at the historic China Camp State Park, San Pablo Bay.Pier, China Camp. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.DeAn old pier at the historic China Camp State Park, San Pablo Bay.scriptionChina Camp, along the shores of the San Pablo Bay lobe of San Francisco Bay has a remarkable history, one that I was unaware of until perhaps a decade ago despite living the Bay Area almost my entire life. The name recognizes that the location was a settlement of Chinese immigrants in the 1880s, and there was a substantial village here that developed a shrimp fishing industry. Although that began to fall apart early in the 20th Century, the last resident was still there late in the 1900s before the area became a park, saving it from industrial or suburban development.Today…
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