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People and Place: The Japanese American community at Crystal Cove and Orange County

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Where: Cottage #34 deck, near Cottage check-in office at the top of the hill. Park in the Los Trancos Lot (Up to $15 day use fee applies).

When: July 14th. Reception at 4:30PM. Program runs from 5:30 to 6:30PM. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served during the event.

Featuring a panel discussion with:


Crystal Cove Conservancy CEO, Kate Wheeler, will lead a panel discussion on the Japanese American community at Crystal Cove and Orange County. You’ll hear from California State Parks Interpreter Blythe Wilson share the history of the Japanese American farming community at Crystal Cove, as well as our efforts to gather records and tell the story of those families in the interpretative space in the Japanese Language Schoolhouse at Crystal Cove’s Historic District. Learn a broader context of the times in Orange County during the World War II era from author and activist, Janice Munemitsu and Sandra Mendez Duran.

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