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ATTENTION VISITORS TO THE

HEART MOUNTAIN INTERPRETIVE CENTER:


We will be hosting our annual Pilgrimage at the Interpretive Center on Saturday,
July 28. The Center will be open to the public, but please be aware that with this special event, there will be several hundred visitors at the site and we will be closing early that day. Also, viewing of our usual documentary "All We Could Carry" will not be possible during that Saturday.

Hours for July 28 are 10:00am to 3:00pm

All other hours in the days before and after are normal
(open every day, 10:00am to 5:00pm)


Please make plans accordingly and thank you for your understanding!


 






Check out our current SPECIAL EXHIBIT!

"The Mountain Was Our Secret:
Works by Estelle Ishigo"



Click here for more info on our Temporary Exhibits page

 




 

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED for the 2018 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage


More info on our Pilgrimage page
 
 
 


HMWF Chair Shirley Ann Higuchi Writes About Proposed For-Profit

Detention Centers


"The prophets of “American exceptionalism” claim we are better than this, and I believe we are. Our policies should

reflect that, and change should start by curtailing the arbitrary and capricious roundup of immigrants without

criminal records and the use of for-profit detention centers."

 

-Salt Lake Tribune


 







FINAL WEEKS TO SEE SPECIAL EXHIBIT!

On display from February through mid-May 2018, come and explore the Japanese American incarceration experience through archaeological findings from Colorado.

Go to our Temporary Exhibits page for more information
 

 



HMWF Chair Shirley Ann Higuchi Writes About the Current Relevance of Japanese American Incarceration

 

"Racism, under whatever justification its supporters can find, is still racism. It goes against what makes us all Americans. There is no racial or religious test for being an American. We should not start one now."

 - USA TODAY


"Setsuko Saito was my mother. My parents met at Heart Mountain. Without 9066, I would not be here. Still, it’s my hope that no future American families will be formed in this way, because our nation’s leaders did not resist the easy call of racism and overreaction."

- History News Network

 

 
 


 

We rescued an original Heart Mountain Barrack from demolition and brought it back. But there is still much to do. 

Please help us stabilize and preserve this important Historic Structure!


 

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