Sign up for Travel News


 
  • 11.24

    ASU Composition Studio Recital
    more

  • 11.25

    Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony & First Snow Fall
    more

  • 11.25

    ASU Symphony Orchestra and Choral Union: America and a Time of Thanksgiving
    more

Full Event Calendar
  • Manager Special 15% Off - Best Western Inn of Tempe

    Needing a room for one or two nights while in Tempe, AZ? Then stay at the Best Western Inn of Tempe, we'll treat you to an exclusive deal with the Manager's Special - 15% off our best available rate!
    more

  • Photography Lesson Guided Hiking. A Marvelous Dual-Activity!

    Bring a camera, even a cell camera & learn to take million $$ picture$. Trail guide Don Burns, also a professional photographer, will take you through steps to achieve those great photos you dream of.
    more

More Travel Deals
My Destinations Chat
 

 

Poston Memorial Monument

This Memorial Monument marks the site of the Poston War Relocation Center where 17,867 persons of Japanese ancestry, the majority of whom were United States citizens were interned during World War II from May 1942 to November 1945. All persons of Japanese descent living on west coast farms, businesses, towns, cities, and states were forcibly evacuated by the United States military on the grounds that they posed a threat to (he national security. This massive relocation was authorized by Executive Order 9066, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942.

This Memorial is dedicated to all those men, women and children who suffered countless hardships and indignities at the hands of a nation misguided by wartime hysteria, racial prejudice and fear. May it serve as a constant reminder of our past so that Americans in the future will never again be denied their Constitutional rights and may the remembrance of that experience serve to advance the evolution of the human spirit.

Contact Information

26600 Mohave Road
Parker, AZ 85344

Phone: (928) 669-9211
Visit the Website

Staticmap?center=33
Superbowl_2015_partner_logo
Rocket Fuel