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Banadero Cave


The Marianas were captured by Japan in 1914 and became a bloody battle ground in World...
Jeff's Pirate Cove and Seaside Museum

Ipan Talofofo, Guam

Halfway between the Togcha River and the Cove sits a bunker built during World War II...
Kyoto Gardens

Honolulu, Hawaii

The State of Hawaii established the Honolulu Memorial Park as a community service...
Lyman Museum & Mission House

Hilo, Hawaii

Today, the Mission House has been preserved, and is on both the State and National...
Manzanar National Historic Site

Independence, California

Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten camps where Japanese American citizens and...
Minidoka Internment National Monument

Jerome County, Idaho

This was but one of the many Japanese-American internment camps established after...
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

Delray Beach, Florida

Since its opening in 1977, The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been a center for...
National Steinbeck Center

Salinas, California

In the tradition of John Steinbeck, the center draws its inspiration from the diverse...
Pacific Tsunami Museum

Hilo, Hawaii

The Pacific Basin has a long and dramatic history of devastation and rebirth caused by...
San Luis Valley Museum

Alamosa, Colorado

The museum has educational displays featuring artifacts, photographs, antiques and...
Shofuso Japanese House And Garden

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Japanese House, as it is informally known to Philadelphians, is in a style which...
South Pacific Memorial Park

Tamuning, Guam

The park located in the village of Yigo, serves as a solemn reminder of a war that took...
Topaz Relocation Camp

Delta, Utah

War time hysteria caused the relocation of 120,000 Japanese Americans to be relocated to...