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A Dark Period in American History

The Gila River War Relocation Center was one of two concentration camps holding American citizens... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
Robert V
,
Ahwatukee, Arizona, United States
A bit of a driver but worth it for this history buff

Almost intentionally forgotten and difficult to find but it is worth it for the place itself. On... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
NATS11111
,
Herndon, Virginia
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24 Jul 2016
“A Dark Period in American History”
23 Jul 2016
“A bit of a driver but worth it for this history buff”
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

The Gila River War Relocation Center was one of two concentration camps holding American citizens and legal residents of Japanese ancestry during WWII. The other Arizona camp was at Poston. Poston consisted of three camps and Gila River had two. 20,000 were interned at Poston...More

9  Thank Robert V
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Almost intentionally forgotten and difficult to find but it is worth it for the place itself. On the day I went there was not another soul around for as far as the eye could see. Be advised: You will not see any building as only...More

5  Thank NATS11111
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

To get to the site you have to take dirt farm roads. The government has promised money to improve site. A few photo boards could be added, which will help younger children visualize, but I think it's best to leave the site obscure so only...More

4  Thank MainzKastel
Reviewed 30 October 2014

I am a combat veteran of the Viet Nam era. I was so disappointed that our nation could not do better in showing\the history of a people who were and are American citizens. From their rank rose veterans who fought for our nation even though...More

13  Thank Danielle W
Reviewed 14 April 2013 via mobile

This place was totally vandalized But they have very kind people have had put their time and money to clean and repaint the memorial Its a once of a life time opportunity It was nice and very fun.Even though when this place is in the...More

7  Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Reviewed 11 December 2011
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9  Thank eric-burdon
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