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Protected: 2019 / Manzanar National Historic Site photo exhibit “Manzanar Pilgrimage 1983 – 2018” April 14 – July 28

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Protected: 2019 / Independence, California – pilgrims to gather at Manzanr National Historic Site for commemorate wartime incarceration of Japanese, April 26-28

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Manzanar National Historic Site Closed during Government Shutdown

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Independence, CA (Dec. 22, 2018)  – Due to the lapse of appropriations and the subsequent shutdown of the federal government, Manzanar National Historic Site is closed for the safety of visitors and park resources. Many other national park sites across the country will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws...
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2017 / Manzanar National Historic Site to host Pilgrimage Weekend 2017, April 28-30

Manzanar National Historic Site News Release on March 23, 2017 Manzanar to Host Pilgrimage Weekend Events, April 28-30, 2017 INDEPENDENCE, CA—Manzanar National Historic Site invites visitors to participate in a weekend of special events in conjunction with the Manzanar Committee’s 48th Annual Pilgrimage. All are welcome and the events are free. This year’s Pilgrimage...
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2016 / Manzanar hosts 100th National Park Service birthday celebration Aug. 25, 27

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Forwarded for Manzanar National Historic Site August 25, 2016 marks the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. The public is invited to join Manzanar National Historic Site in celebrating the centennial year on Thursday August 25, 2016 and Saturday August 27, 2016 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the visitor center lobby....
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2016 / Wartime mural painted by Japanese American internee to be unveiled at Manzanar, April 9

In celebration of the Inyo County Sesquicentennial and the National Park Service Centennial, Eastern California Museum and Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to the unveiling of a recently conserved three-panel of the Owns Valley painted by Tamekichi Carl Hibino in 1943 while he and his family were incarcerated in Manzanar. This is...
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2014 / Manzanar’s Japanese garden restoration project recognized nationally

Manzanar Japanese Garden in 1943

The Society for History in the Federal Government has presented the 2014 John Wesley Powell Prize for Outstanding Historic Preservation to Manzanar National Historic Site for the restoration of the mess hall garden in Block 12. The award stated that the Manzanar restoration project, which entailed uncovering and restoring the Japanese garden’s pond, stream,...
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2013 / Japanese garden tour to be held at Manzanar, July 27

Manzanar  National Historic Site Quite Beauty: Japanese Gardens of North America Saturday, July 27, 2013, 10 am Walk & 2 pm Talk Dr. Kendall Brown Free and open to public   Despite this week’s flooding at Manzanar, Dr. Kendall Brown will still present his special program “Quiet Beauty:  Japanese Gardens of North America” on...
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2013 / 44th annual Manzanar pilgrimage to commemorate Japanese Americans’ war time internment, April 27

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  Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to participate in the April 26-28 weekend of special activities surrounding the 44th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage on April 27. The Manzanar Pilgrimage, a public program sponsored by the Manzanar Committee, commemorates the internment of over 120,000 Japanese Americans and persons of Japanese ancestry during World War...
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