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Reconstructed Guard Tower #8
Guard Tower # 8 was reconstructed in 2005. A dedication ceremony was held on September 17, 2005, to honor the memory of confinement experienced by Manzanar internees. The reconstruction was made possible by a generous donation by the Friends of Manzanar.

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Friends of Manzanar ( works with the National Park Service and other interested groups to preserve and restore the Manzanar site, and to interpret its stories, resources and lessons, for this and future generations.

We have helped Manzanar Reconstruct a guard tower, restore historic landscaping, conduct historic research, and add to its collections.

Please help us do more!

Your financial support helps us meet our goals:

• Reconstruct Block 14
• Restore the Gardens
• Support NPS Preservation Efforts
• Enhance NPS Interpretation Projects
• Participate in NPS Educational Programs

Contact us at:
Friends of Manzanar
P.O. Box 357
Independence, CA 93526

Friends of Manzanar, Inc., a nonprofit California corporation, is exempt from taxation under Internal Revenue Code § 501(c)(3) and California Rev. & Tax Code § 23701d

FEIN 20-1030595

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Last updated: February 28, 2015

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Mailing Address:

Manzanar National Historic Site
P.O. Box 426
5001 Highway 395

Independence, CA 93526


(760) 878-2194 x3310

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