This is a new expanded attraction which started out as a "chimney and a few old buildings". Now there is a fine museum which tells of the confinement of more than 14,000 Japanese Americans after the attack on Pearl Harbour. The museum exhibits explain how the internees turned a piece of desolate land into the third largest city in Wyoming over the period of three years that the camp was open. After the war had finished the internees were offered no compensation other than a few dollars and a train ticket to where ever they wanted to start to rebuild their lives.
There is a walking trail and you can wander around the outside of the original buildings.
A wonderful opportunity to learn about "new history" in an area of so much old history.
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