The Stories of Manzanar

In 1942, the United States government ordered more than 110,000 men, women, and children to leave their homes. They were detained in remote, military-style camps one of which was right here in the Eastern Sierra: the Manzanar War Relocation Center, where Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were interned during World War II. The Manzanar National Historic Site is a stirring reminder of the impact that war, fear, and prejudice …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:06:18-08:00July 19th, 2016|Blog|

The Stories of Manzanar

Manzanar is a part of our nation's past that many have tried to sweep under the rug. And yet there are countless stories baked into the dirt beneath the tall white monument that now stands at the Manzanar National Historic Site: stories of the Native Americans who lived there first; stories of the orchards and ranches that once filled the valley; stories of the Japanese Americans who were forced from their homes …continue reading

2017-03-10T14:14:27-08:00July 19th, 2016|Press Releases|

The Stories that Shape Inyo County

Want to spice up your lunch break? Swing by Eastern Sierra Land Trust's backyard each month this summer for our annual Brown Bag Lunch Series! In honor of Inyo County's 150th birthday, this year's Brown Bag Lunch speakers will focus on the rich cultural and natural history of this remote and beautiful county we call home. Presenters will join us on the first Tuesday of each month from May through September to …continue reading

2017-03-03T11:04:22-08:00April 21st, 2016|Blog|