• Dave Harmon, PW editor

WWII Japanese-American internment site in Colorado studied for NP status

DENVER, March 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. National Park Service is considering creating a national park from an abandoned internment camp on the southeastern plains of Colorado that once held Japanese residents during World War II.

For more than 40 years, former detainees and descendants of people of Japanese ancestry have made pilgrimage visits to the Granada, Colo., site of the former Amache internment camp, which has been maintained by a local social studies teacher and his students.

Recent Posts

See All

For the first time since 2004, Pennsylvania has a new state park. Three of them, actually — as well as a former mining area that will be turned into a playground for motorized offroad vehicles even

MACON, Georgia(41NBC/WMGT)– Macon-Bibb County announced this week that it has donated several land parcels to the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. The 250 acres located off of Ocmulgee East