• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument

    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Things To Know Before You Come

Manzanar is located far from major cities and many conveniences that we take for granted. A little planning ahead, though, can assure a smooth and enjoyable trip.

Did You Know?

The orphanage nursery. Photo by Ansel Adams.

Manazanar housed the only camp orphanage. Children from three orphanages, foster homes, and those whose parents were taken to prison camps lived together in the Childrens Village.