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Near Olivehurst in Yuba County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Marysville Migrant Labor Campsite

 
 
Marysville Migrant Labor Campsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2013
1. Marysville Migrant Labor Campsite Marker
Inscription.
1935 – 1937
Arboga Japanese Relocation Center
April 16, 1942 - June 29, 1942
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Location. 39° 2.849′ N, 121° 34.753′ W. Marker is near Olivehurst, California, in Yuba County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street and Feather River Boulevard, on the right when traveling east on Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 999 Broadway Street, Olivehurst CA 95961, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hock Farm (approx. 2 miles away); Sutter's Hock Farm (approx. 2.9 miles away); Chinese Rock Wall (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bok Kai Temple (approx. 6.1 miles away); Davis Hotel (approx. 6.1 miles away); Lord Sholto Douglas (approx. 6.1 miles away); New Mecklenberg (approx. 6.1 miles away); Mission Building (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
Regarding Marysville Migrant Labor Campsite. A marker for the Arboga Japanese Relocation Center, California State Historical Landmark No. 934, has been created. The marker has been on display at the Marysville Buddhist Temple at B Street and 4th Street, but is currently (June, 2013) in storage awaiting the construction of a school
Marysville Migrant Labor Campsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2013
2. Marysville Migrant Labor Campsite Marker
on the site of the Arboga Assembly Center where the marker will be placed on a boulder. The Arboga Assembly Center is not currently marked in any other way.
 
Also see . . .  Plaque marks WWII internment - Appeal - Democrat. An expanse of land at Broadway Road and Feather River Boulevard in Olivehurst was what the Penryn resident called home for two months in 1942. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, his family was assigned to the Arboga Assembly Center before being herded to Tulelake Internment Camp in Modoc County. (Submitted on June 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. AgricultureAsian AmericansWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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