Manzanar Relocation Center
California State Historic Landmark 850
In the early part of World War II, 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry were interned in relocation centers by executive order no. 9066, issued on February 19, 1942.
Manzanar, the first of ten such concentration camps, was rounded by barbed wire and guard towers, confining 10,000 persons, the majority being American citizens.
May the injustices and humiliation suffered here as a result of hysteria, racism, and economic exploitation never emerge again.
200 ft W of Hwy 395 (PM 67.3), 9.6 mi N of Lone Pine.
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