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Jul 18, 2008 - CA, Manzanar

Manzanar From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Manzanar War Relocation Center Manzanar is most widely known as the site of one of ten camps where over 110,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned during World War II. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada in California's Owens Valley between the towns of Lone Pine to the south and Independence to the north, it is approximately 230 miles (370 km) northeast of Los Angeles. Manzanar (which means “apple orchard” in Spanish) was identified by the United States National Park Service as the...

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Apr 20, 2008 - day 8 manzanar & just kicking

today we visited one of ten japanese relocation centers (manzanar) where they kept the japanese during the war in the 1942... stopped at coffee expresso parlor, like a starbucks and jakes bar, located in downtown lone pine... many of the small towns are opting for coffee bars/parlors because starbucks, much like mcdonalds are overwhelming people with a starbucks at almost every corner... today it is windy causing much desert sand dust, bad for photos. (see photos) - photos of the only wall left after the earthquake in 1872... today for us...

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