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Manzanar Cemetery

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Manzanar Cemetery is within Manzanar National Historic Site. The second tallest mountain in California 14,389 foot Mount Williamson watches over Manzanar Cemetery from approximately 9.2 miles to the west. Manzanar means “apple orchard” in Spanish. In 1943 internee and Master stonemason for the Los Angeles Catholic diocese Ryozo Kado, along with block 9 residents and members of the Buddhist Young Peoples organization, constructed the Cemetery Memorial obelisk. The inscriptions on the monument were written by Manzanar’s Buddhist minister Rev. Shinjo Nagatomi. The three characters on the front or east side of the memorial literally translate as “soul consoling tower”. On the back or west side the left hand column reads “Erected by the Manzanar Japanese,” the right hand column “August 1943.” Over 140 prisoners died at Manzanar, most were sent home for burial but 15 were buried there. The six existing sets of remains in Manzanar cemetery are: Three adult males in their early 60’s Matsunosuke Murakami, Minoru Kihara, Shinnojo Fukumoto, and two infants Noriyuki Arasuna, Midori Susan Furuya, and an unnamed stillborn infant in an unmarked grave. There are 9 empty memorial graves (cenotaphs) where the families of the deceased removed the remains of their loved ones to other cemeteries: two adults, George Kaechi Takeuchi and Midori Takayama. six Infants/babys Sachiko Sawamura, Baby Sakamoto, Toshiro Gerald Ogata, Toshiro Nozawa, Edna Hitowi Muraoka and Tetsuo Kusaba.

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A: Manzanar, Cemetery Obelisk

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B: Manzanar, Merritt Park

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C: Manzanar Block 32 Park

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D: Manzanar, Block 14 Mess Hall

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E: Manzanar, Block 14 Mess Hall Receiving

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F: Manzanar, Block 14 Barracks 1

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G: Manzanar National Historic Site

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H: Manzanar Guard Tower

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I: Grant Airport, Manzanar Army Airfield

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J: Manzanar Entrance First Sentry Post

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The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.

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