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Isleton in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

K. Nakano Co. Store

Established 1922 · Closed 1942

 
 
K. Nakano Co. Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 6, 2020
1. K. Nakano Co. Store Marker
Inscription.  This dry goods store was owned by Kumataro & Rika Nakano in Isleton's thriving Japantown. The store was closed in 1942 when Executive Order 9066 mandated the incarceration of 110,000 Japanese on the West Coast in isolated internment camps.

Most were American citizens.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 9.763′ N, 121° 36.333′ W. Marker is in Isleton, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 Main Street, Isleton CA 95641, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mei Wah Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Bing Kong Tong Society Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 66 Main Street (about 500 feet away); Isleton’s Historic Old Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Del Rio and Casino (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pony Express River Steamer “New World”

K. Nakano Co. Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 6, 2020
2. K. Nakano Co. Store and Marker
The marker is visible here on the left side of the building.
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(approx. 4.6 miles away); Humphrey the Humpback Whale (approx. 4.6 miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Isleton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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