• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument

    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Park Statistics

Acreage

814 acres

Visitation

86,000 annually

Budget

$1,309,000 (2011)

Designations

•Land transferred from City of Los Angeles to NPS - April 24, 1997

•National Historic Site - March 3, 1992

•National Historic Landmark - February, 1985

•National Register of Historic Places - July 30, 1976

•California Registered Historical Landmark, No. 850 - January, 1972

Did You Know?

Manzanar apple crate label. Courtesy of Eastern California Museum.

Before World War II, Manzanar was an orchard community. The name “Manzanar” is Spanish for apple orchard.