The Wilder Orchard helps us better understand what life was like during the period of incarceration at Manzanar National Historic Site. The Japanese Americans that were confined here, most of whom were American citizens, grew some of their own food, including fruit from orchard trees that were already growing on the land. Today, the National Park Service maintains the remaining fruit trees and replaces those that have been lost or damaged.
4 minutes, 54 seconds
NPS Video / Park Cultural Landscapes Program
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