San Bruno in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Tanforan Assembly Center Commemorative Garden
May we honor this period of history by our remembrance and just action.
Erected 2007 by Former internees of Tanforan, descendants of the Internees and other generous individuals and organizations. (Marker Number 934.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian Americans • Civil RightsNotable Places • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list.
Location. 37° 38.128′ N, 122° 25.151′ W. Marker is in San Bruno, California, in San Mateo County. Marker can be reached from Tanforan Way east of El Camino Real, on the right when traveling east. Marker and garden are located at the entrance to the Tanfaran Mall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1150 El Camino Real, San Bruno CA 94066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seabiscuit (a few steps from this marker); First Shipboard Landing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tanforan Racetrack Japanese Assembly Center (about 300 feet away); Molloy’s Springs (approx. 3 miles away); Joe Cavalli – Historical Site (approx. 3 miles away); First Camp After Discovery of San Francisco Bay (approx. 3.2 miles away); Colma City Hall (approx. 3.6 miles away); Old Colma Railroad Station (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Bruno.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. - Additional California Assembly Centers.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,530 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on January 25, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 15, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.