Salinas Assembly Center - Salinas, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 36° 41.474 W 121° 39.002
10S E 620602 N 4061469
Quick Description: A historical marker marking the site for the Japanese internment camp at the Salinas Rodeo.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2008 1:25:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM4WRP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Rupert2
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Long Description:
"The Salinas Assembly Center, located on the Salinas Rodeo Grounds, was an intermediate stop in the evacuation of the Japanese and Japanese-Americans from this area. On April 27, 1942, "sixty-three Pajaro Valley and Santa Cruz County Japanese, the vanguard of the Japanese-Americans and alien Japanese...
for the Salinas Assembly Center where they will stay until dispatched to permanent reception center locations." (visit link)
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