Day of Remembrance: Celebrating Japanese history, culture
Incarceration of Japanese Americans began 80 years ago
Last updated 2/16/2022 at 12:08pm
On Sunday, Feb. 20, Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds will focus its attention on the signing 80 years ago of Executive Order 9066, which began the incarceration of Americans of Japanese descent, by hosting a Day of Remembrance.
Ticket are $9-$12, free for members, students and children, and are available online or at the door.
The order, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt Feb. 19, 1942, a little more than two months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, authorized the evacuation of those deemed a threat to national security on the West Coast to relocation centers across the country.