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.
Hwy 139, Newell, CA
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.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Japanese-American Internment Camp Monument

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

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.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Guard Tower From Japanese-American Internment CampGuard Tower From Japanese-American Internment Camp, Tulelake, CA - 7 mi.
Lava Beds National MonumentLava Beds National Monument, Tulelake, CA - 10 mi.
Bigfoot on a RiverbankBigfoot on a Riverbank, Bonanza, OR - 22 mi.
In the region:
2nd Tallest Flagpole In The U.S., Dorris, CA - 28 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

March 29, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

California Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, Ukiah, California (Mar 23-29, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now