Manzanar National Historic Site, Independence

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  • Before visiting Manzanar, I must admit, probably like most of us, I really didn't know that much about the interment camps. We stopped there on a Sunday morning while traveling. They have a short movi...  more »
  • Internment camp for Japanese-American citizens formed in California after the attack on Pearl Harbor to keep these people off the national territory as it deems possible spies. Original field remained very little ... the foundations of some buildings, the Japanese Gardens now abandoned and the cemetery for humans and animals. Nice interactive museum and the reconstruction of the barracks. Possibility of coast around the perimeter of the car.
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  • a poignant place...if you visit please see the short film they show in the visitor center..it shows one the history of the place and those who were interred here at one time..  more »

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