Sat Apr 23
10:00 - 4:30 pm
Stories, Memories, and Legacies: The Santa Fe Internment Camp and its Historical Marker 20th Anniversary Commemoration
Located on a hill at the Frank S. Ortiz Park in Santa Fe, NM, stands a stone Marker, placed there April 20, 2002, commemorating the Santa Fe Internment Camp (SFIC). Established in March of 1942, the camp interned over 4,500 Japanese immigrant men, making it one of America’s largest prison camps for resident aliens in the United States during WWII. Please join the New Mexico History Museum (NMHM) and the New Mexico Japanese American Citizens League for an in-person/virtual symposium which will include speakers, theatrical performances by the JACL Players, short ...