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August 2019

Volunteer Opportunity at Manzanar

August 29 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 am, repeating until September 3, 2019

Manzanar National Historic Site, 5001 HWY 395
Independence, CA United States
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Join an Archeological Dig!  Under the supervision of NPS Archeologist Jeff Burton, you will help uncover and preserve features from the Children's Village, home to 101 children and the only orphanage in all of the 10 incarceration camps.  It is open to anyone age 15+ able to do moderately strenuous work such as digging with shovels, hauling rocks, operating wheelbarrows, screening sediments, taking notes and filling out forms/labels.  Previous experience helpful but not necessary.  All you need is an interest…

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