At internment camp, shadows of forgotten history

Southwest Life

At internment camp, shadows of forgotten history

7,000 Japanese-Americans forcibly relocated to eastern Colorado
The entrance to Camp Amache, the site of a World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp, is about mile west of Granada in southeastern Colorado.
A watchtower at Camp Amache was rebuilt. From 1942 to 1945, more than 7,000 Japanese-Americans and Japanese immigrants were forcibly relocated to what was then called the Granada Relocation Center.
This sign marks the site of the police station of Camp Amache, a former World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp in Granada.
A gravestone for an unknown detainee at Camp Amache, the site of a former World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp in Granada.
This sign points the way to the cemetery at Camp Amache, the site of a former World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp, in Granada.

At internment camp, shadows of forgotten history

The entrance to Camp Amache, the site of a World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp, is about mile west of Granada in southeastern Colorado.
A watchtower at Camp Amache was rebuilt. From 1942 to 1945, more than 7,000 Japanese-Americans and Japanese immigrants were forcibly relocated to what was then called the Granada Relocation Center.
This sign marks the site of the police station of Camp Amache, a former World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp in Granada.
A gravestone for an unknown detainee at Camp Amache, the site of a former World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp in Granada.
This sign points the way to the cemetery at Camp Amache, the site of a former World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp, in Granada.
If You Go

CAMP AMACHE: Located in southeastern Colorado about a mile and a half west of the town of Granada and half an hour drive from the Kansas border. It is off of Colorado Highway 385/50 along the Santa Fe Trail; www.amache.org.

Reader Comments
click here to add your event
Area Events