• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument

    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Volunteer

Reasons to become a Manzanar Volunteer

• Learn about and help protect Manzanar National Historic Site.
• Build personal and professional connections with the local and larger communities.
• Support and enhance maintenance, administration, or education efforts.
• Make Manzanar even better physically, intellectually, and spiritually!
• Have fun.

Today's volunteers are active, dynamic, creative individuals of all ages who possess the skills, desire, patience, and time to accomplish a wide variety of tasks and to become part of the NPS community. Volunteers are, without a doubt, Very-Important-People!

Did You Know?

Manzanar cemetery. NPS Photo.

One hundred fifty Japanese Americans died while interned at Manzanar, but only six are still buried in the cemetery. Most of the 150 people were cremated, and others were removed from the cemetery after the war.