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Granada in Prowers County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Granada Relocation Center (Amache)

 
 
Granada Relocation Center (Amache) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marvin Seibert, May 25, 2013
1. Granada Relocation Center (Amache) Marker
Inscription.
Granda Relocation Center
(Amache)
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
(A close Japanese translation:)
グランダ移転センター(Amache)は国定歴史建造物に指定されている

During World War II, more than 7,300 Japanese Americans were interned here following their forced removal from the western United States under the terms of Executive Order 9066
(A close Japanese translation:)
第二次世界大戦の間に、7,300人以上の日系アメリカ人 彼らの強制除去後ここに抑留された の条件の下で、米国西部から 令9066

This site possesses National Significance in Illustrating the History of the United States of America
(A close Japanese translation:)
このサイトは、国立意義を持っている の歴史を説明するために アメリカ合衆国
Amache Cemetary Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Marvin Seibert, May 25, 2013
2. Amache Cemetary Memorial

 
Erected 2006 by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 3.378′ N, 102° 19.755′ W. Marker is in Granada, Colorado, in Prowers County. Marker is on 23 5/10 half a mile south of Highway 50/385, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This is at the entrance to the ruins of the relocation center about 150 feet South of West Amache Road. Marker is in this post office area: Granada CO 81041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Amache - Granada Relocation Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Amache Remembered (approx. one mile away).
 
Categories. Asian AmericansWar, World II
 
Cemetary of the Amache Dead image. Click for full size.
By Marvin Seibert, May 25, 2013
3. Cemetary of the Amache Dead
Granada Relocation Center (Amache) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marvin Seibert, May 25, 2013
4. Granada Relocation Center (Amache) Marker
This sign is at the entrance to the Historial Site The drawing for this map was orginally Drawn by Eddie Kubota, who was high school student at Amache
Granada Relocation Center (Amache) image. Click for full size.
By Marvin Seibert, May 25, 2013
5. Granada Relocation Center (Amache)
Medal of Honor Recipient
Kiyoshi Muranaga
A Private in the 442nd, was killed
in action near Suvereto, Italy (1944)
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe
6. Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
Photo of grave marker of World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Kiyoshi Muranaga. He is buried in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA, Section A, Lot 2734
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2013, by Marvin Seibert of Ketchikan, Alaska. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on December 13, 2013, by Dan Yoshii of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 24, 2013, by Marvin Seibert of Ketchikan, Alaska.   6. submitted on August 3, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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