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Longmont, Colorado: Japanese Temple: Tower of Compassion

Five-story tower, resemblin a traditional Japanese temple, was built by a Longmont Japanese-American family in gratitude for not being interned in a government relocation camp during World War II.

Kanemoto Park

115 S. Pratt Pkwy, Longmont, CO
Kanemoto Park. South side of the city, in Kanemoto Park, which is on the west side of S. Pratt Pkwy just north of its intersection with Missouri Ave.
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Japanese Temple: Tower of Compassion.

Japanese Temple: Tower of Compassion

The Tower of Compassion -- what a beautiful monument!

[Courtney G, 08/08/2023]
Tower of Compassion

A five-story tower designed to resemble a traditional Japanese temple. Built by a Japanese-American family to express its gratitude to Longmont for maintaining their liberty during World War II.

[Jason Goldtrap, 06/17/2022]

During the war most Japanese immigrants in the western U.S. were forced into internment camps. The tower was built in 1972.

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