joss house

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a Chinese temple or shrine for idol worship

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The Weaverville Joss House is a working Taoist temple, the oldest continuously used Chinese temple in California.
The characters above the door call it ``the Temple Amongst the Forest Beneath the Clouds,'' but it became known as the Joss House.
Trinity County Superior Court appointed Moon Lee trustee of the Joss House in 1938.
This is the Weaverville Joss House, the oldest Chinese temple in California and a California State Park located about two-and-a-half hours inland from Redwood National and State Parks.
The Joss House is open Thursday through Sunday from 10:00 a.
You can get a good feel for the town's past by stopping in at the tall, steepled Firehouse Number 1, now a museum with some fascinating relics - including an altar from a Chinese joss house.
On Albion Street, tucked in between some small houses, is the Temple of Kuan Ti, the Joss house where Chinese residents once worshiped.