Poston, Arizona: Japanese Internment Camp Monument

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Address:
23701 Mohave Rd (next to), Poston, AZ
Directions:
I-10 to exit 1, then north on Hwy 1 to mile marker 26. On the south edge of town, on the east side of Hwy 1. Right next to the C.R.I.T. Fire Station on Mohave Rd.
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Japanese Internment Camp Monument
A memorial marks the spot where Japanese-Americans sat out World War II. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [04/21/2008]

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WWII Japanese Internment Camp Memorial

During WWII, a Japanese internment camp was opened in May 8, 1942 and its peak population was almost 18,000. The prisoners were mostly from the California and Southern Arizona area. A memorial was built in the early 1990s.

[Angela, 04/05/2004]

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