"Manzanar Cemetry" Manzanar Things to Do Tip by Yaqui

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This is a stunning monument and it is very tranquil at the cemetry especially with the beautiful mountain landscape in the backdrop.

The Manzanar Cemetry Monument was built by Master Stonemason Ryozo Kado.

Since 1969 the Manzanar Committee, a non-profit educational organization, has sponsored an annual pilgrimage to Manzanar. Former internees, their families, friends, and a growing number of young people gather at the Manzanar cemetery to remember, to honor, and to carry the lessons of this experience into the future. The event takes place on the last Saturday of April each year.

Address: P.O. Box 426, 5001 Highway 395
Directions: Manzanar is located on the west side of U.S. Highway 395, 9 miles north of Lone Pine, California and 6 miles south of Independence, CA
Phone: 760-878-2194, extension 2710
Website: http://www.manzanarcommittee.org.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 11, 2009
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