• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument

    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Park Statistics

Acreage

814 acres

Visitation

86,000 annually

Budget

$1,309,000 (2011)

Designations

•Land transferred from City of Los Angeles to NPS - April 24, 1997

•National Historic Site - March 3, 1992

•National Historic Landmark - February, 1985

•National Register of Historic Places - July 30, 1976

•California Registered Historical Landmark, No. 850 - January, 1972

Did You Know?

Rebuilt guard tower # 8. NPS Photo.

Eight guard towers were built around the perimeter of the camp. They were staffed by Military Police with submachine guns. In 2005 the National Park Service rebuilt one of the guard towers.