Newell, California: Japanese-American Internment Camp Monument

This squat, dark stone pile supports an apologetic-angry-worded plaque that was erected in 1979. The ruins of the camp are still evident.
Address:
Hwy 139, Newell, CA
Directions:
On the northeast side of Hwy 139, in the mostly-abandoned community of Newell. Roughly four miles north of the turnoff for Old Alturas Hwy, or 11 miles south of the intersection of State Line Rd/Hwy 161.
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Tule Lake historical marker. Japanese-American Internment Camp Monument

The Japanese-American Internment Camp Monument is right in the side of the road.

[Robert Slayden, 03/28/2010]

Along Hwy 139, this apologetic-angry-worded historical plaque about the "concentration camp" was set into a roadside rock wall erected in 1979. The ruins of the camp are still evident.

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