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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Japanese Internment Camp Monument

The monument is easy to access directly off the highway with easy parking. There are two small structures, both wrapped with plaques telling the story of the camps in the area. Worthwhile to read through them all, tells a fascinating and somber story.

[Jeremy Holmes, 01/04/2020]
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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