Granada in Prowers County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
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.
October 15, 1945
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
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.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Asian Americans Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Civil Rights • War, World II.
Location. 38° 2.622′ N, 102° 20.193′ W. Marker is in Granada, Colorado, in Prowers County. Memorial can be reached from County Road E 0.9 miles south of West Amache Road. Marker is located in Amache Cemetery 0.2 miles west of County Road E. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Granada CO 81041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 3. submitted on December 24, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.