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Granada in Prowers County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Amache Remembered

 
 
Amache Remembered Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 8, 2010
1. Amache Remembered Memorial
Front and left side of marker
Inscription.

(Front)
Dedicated to the 31 patriotic Japanese Americans who volunteered from Amache and dutifully gave their lives in World War II, to the approximately 7000 persons who were relocated at Amache, and to the 120 who died there during this period of relocation.
August 27, 1942
October 15, 1945

(Left Side)
Honor Roll
John Akimoto Victor Akimoto Kanio Hattori Tsutomu Inouye Frank Kanda Saburo Katarsu Haruo Kawamoto Leo Kikuchi John Kimura Mamoru Kinoshita Eso Masuda Peter Masuoka Haruto Moriguchi Akira Morihara Kiyoshi Muranaga CMH

(Right Side)
Honor Roll
Masao Nakagaki Ned Nakamura Arnold Ohki Katsunoshin Okida Lloyd Onoye Calvin Saito George Saito Masami Sakamoto Masao Shigezane Toshiaki Shoji Robert S. Sueoka Shigeo Tabuchi Tadashi Takeuchi Harry Tokushima Bill Iwao Yamaji Joe Yasuda
 
Erected 1983 by Denver Central Optimist Club.
 
Location. 38° 2.622′ N, 102° 20.193′ W. Marker is in Granada, Colorado, in Prowers County. Marker can be reached from County Road E 0.9 miles south of West Amache Road. Click for map. Marker is
Amache Remembered Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 8, 2010
2. Amache Remembered Memorial
Front and right side of marker
located in Amache Cemetery 0.2 miles west of County Road E. Marker is in this post office area: Granada CO 81041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Amache - Granada Relocation Center (approx. 0.9 miles away); Granada Relocation Center (Amache) (approx. one mile away).
 
Also see . . .  Amache Remembered. A comprehensive website on the Granada Relocation Center by the Amache Preservation Society. Includes a driving tour and podcasts of the site. (Submitted on April 28, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Asian AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesCivil RightsWar, World II
 
Amache Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 8, 2010
3. Amache Cemetery
Memorial is immediately to the right of the flagpole
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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