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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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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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Manzanar: Summer 2010 Docent Program

The programs are free and open to the public. Manzanar National Historic Site Interpretive Center is located at 5001 Highway 395, six miles south of Independence, California.  For walks, bring drinking water, sun protection, and appropriate footwear for level but uneven ground with dust and low brush. For more information on the programs, please...
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$3 Million awarded for WWII Japanese American Confinement Sites

$3 Million for WWII Japanese American Confinement Sites National Park Service Grants Fund Preservation Efforts Washington (May 13, 2010) — The National Park Service (NPS) has awarded 23 grants totaling $2.9 million to help preserve and interpret historic locations, where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II. In the program’s second year, the...
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National Park Service invites public to Manzanar Pilgrimage, April 23, 24

National Park Service invites public to Manzanar Pilgrimage, April 23, 24

Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to participate in a weekend of special activities surrounding the Manzanar Committee’s 41st annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. This year visitors will be able to experience music, paintings, speeches, a book signing, and a public reception. All events are free. On Friday, April 23, the Independence Chamber of Commerce...
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