• View of the Tule Lake Segregation Center from guard tower on top of Castle Rock

    Tule Lake Unit


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July 03, 2009
Public Invited to New National Monument Unit Dedication
The Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and the Tule Lake Committee will hold a dedication ceremony of the new Tule Lake Unit of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument at 10:00AM, on Friday July 3rd in Newell, CA.

May 16, 2009
New Monument Unit Begins Tours
World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, Tule Lake Unit began giving the first of its on-site summer tours on Saturday, May 16th, 2009

December 05, 2008
President Bush designates the former Japanese American internment camp site Tule Lake as part of the new World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument.

Did You Know?

Manzanar Entrance Sign

Many scenes from the 1976 television film, "Farewell to Manzanar" were shot at the Tule Lake M.P compound. A remnant of the filming is the simple wooden arch on the side of the compound that was part of the "Manzanar" entry-gate.