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Amache, also known as the Granada Relocation Center, near Granada, Colorado was one of ten incarceration sites established by the War Relocation Authority during World War II to unjustly incarcerate Japanese Americans. Over 10,000 people, most American citizens, were incarcerated at Amache from 1942-1945. Amache - a place to reflect, recommit, and further the pursuit of freedom and justice.

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Learn about Amache

Learn about and reflect upon the unjust incarceration on Japanese Americans during World War II.

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Answers to frequently asked questions about Amache National Historic Site.

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Plan Your Visit

Visit the site and nearby museum currently managed by the Amache Preservation Society.

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The Amache National Historic Site Act was signed into law by President Joseph R. Biden

Last updated: March 23, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Amache National Historic Site
c/o High Plains Group Superintendent
35110 State Highway 194

La Junta, CO 81050

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