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A unique National Historic Site inspired to represent the waves of time passing, the sinuous, curving Memorial Wall is built on the historic Eagledale Ferry dock landing site where the first of more than 120,000 Japanese Americans - two/thirds of...more
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4192 Eagle Harbor Drive, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
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The Japanese American Exclusion Memorial on Bainbridge Island is a “must-see” if you’re in the Seattle area. The memorial honors all 276 Japanese residents of Bainbridge Island who were exiled from their homes following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. 227 men, women and children were...More
A beautiful tribute to a horrifying part of our history. Well done. Take a moment to read the individual names, and ages. It is heartbreaking. Such a testament to the support that these families had from their neighbors, they were overwhelmingly welcomed home after that...More
This small, quiet and peaceful memorial is beautifully done. Using the names of each of the people, and arranging them by family brings home the trauma and damage done to them, their community and America.
Well worth a visit.
There are so many places that you should remember and take the opportunity to experience if you are around. It's free and it's something you will remember forever especially if you visit it with someone who is familiar with the history of the Bainbridge Japanese...More
We just stumbled across this memorial and after having visited Manzanar (were many of they people were sent) we felt compelled to make a stop.
This is a very well done exhibit, with personal quotes from some of the people taken away and many beautiful...More
Heartwarming tribute to the beautiful Japanese American families who were given only a few days to pack and leave their homes on the island and be ferried far away to interment camps. This outdoor museum is tastefully executed and especially poignant considering today’s political situation....More
“Those who do not learn from the past, are doomed to repeat it.”
Today, perhaps more than ever, we need memorials like this to teach us, so that we do not repeat the injustices and inhumanities of our past. The Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, tells...More
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Along with several private taxi companies, Kitsap Transit, our local transit agency, offers B.I. Ride, an on-demand service that offers loops trip around the island to several stops, including the memorial site. Thus, you... More
Along with several private taxi companies, Kitsap Transit, our local transit agency, offers B.I. Ride, an on-demand service that offers loops trip around the island to several stops, including the memorial site. Thus, you will be dropped off and picked up as the bus makes its route, usually giving you about 45 minutes to an hour at the site.