The World War II Era Museum That Recognizes A Sad Time In Utah’s History

After the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered the incarceration of nearly 120,000 people of Japanese heritage who lived on the west coast. Many of them came to Utah, where they lived at Topaz – an internment camp – for just over three years. The Topaz Museum is located near the site of that camp, and everyone should pay it a visit to learn more about this sad time in Utah’s, and our country’s history.

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Learn more about this time in Utah’s history on Topaz Museum’s website. Follow the museum’s Facebook page to see events and more.

If you’re interested in Utah’s history, you’ll want to take a look at these mysterious, beehive-shaped structures in the little ghost town of Frisco.