Barkerville Historic Town

Hong and Lee Chong Collection
Wong Mon Hong was born in Van Winkle in 1901. From 1917 until 1943 he was active in mining, and the operation of two grocery stores and a cafe. He worked for two years in Vancouver, then returned to the Cariboo to continue mining. He died in 1985. The Lee Chong Co. was established in 1926 when Hong...