Lessons in History

The Pearl Harbor attack intensified existing hostility towards Japanese Americans. As wartime hysteria mounted, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 forcing over 120,000 West Coast persons of Japanese ancestry (Nikkei) to leave their homes, jobs, and lives behind and move to one of ten Relocation Centers. This single largest forced relocation in U.S. history is Minidoka's story. Read More

The  Visitor  Center is located at the historic Herrmann House.

Plan Your Visit

Visitors learn about this sad chapter of US history by visiting Minidoka National Historic Site.

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial

Bainbridge Island Memorial

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, a site on Bainbridge Island, WA, established to honor those who were removed.

Want to learn about the incarceration experience? Visit the site.

The Incarceration Experience

Want to learn more about the incarceration experience? This story has much to teach people.

Last updated: June 25, 2017

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 570
Hagerman, ID 83332

Phone:

208-825-4169

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