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Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - British Columbia
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This is the only interpretive centre in Canada dedicated to the history of the uprooting and internment of over 22,000 Canadians of Japanese heritage during World War II.
The centre is situated on the Orchard camp, one of ten Canadian internment camp sites and the only one that has been preserved.
The site today holds five original buildings, containing period artifacts and interpretive displays.
You can also visit the serene Heiwa Teien garden, laid out by a Japanese master gardener, that honours ...
This is the only interpretive centre in Canada dedicated to the history of the uprooting and internment of over 22,000 Canadians of Japanese heritage during World War II.
The centre is situated on the Orchard camp, one of ten Canadian internment camp sites and the only one that has been preserved.
The site today holds five original buildings, containing period artifacts and interpretive displays.
You can also visit the serene Heiwa Teien garden, laid out by a Japanese master gardener, that honours these Japanese-Canadian citizens.
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This is the only interpretive centre in Canada dedicated to the history of the uprooting and internment of over 22,000 Canadians of Japanese heritage during World War II.
The centre is situated on the Orchard camp, one of ten Canadian internment camp sites and the only one that has been preserved.
The site today holds five original buildings, containing period artifacts and interpretive displays.
You can also visit the serene Heiwa Teien garden, laid out by a Japanese master gardener, that honours ...

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