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.)
Location. 37° 38.128′ N, 122° 25.151′ W. Marker is in San Bruno, California, in San Mateo County. Marker can be reached from Commodore Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker and garden are located at the entrance to the Tanfaran Mall. Marker is in this post office area: San Bruno CA 94066, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Seabiscuit (a few steps from this marker); Tanforan Racetrack Japanese Assembly Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Shipboard Landing (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.
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