Cherry Tree Garden - Richmond, BC, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 49° 07.520 W 123° 11.607
10U E 485886 N 5441406
Quick Description: A plaque among cherry trees.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 6/25/2012 4:17:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMEQ5Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The plaque is in Garry Parjk along the shores of Richmond. The trees are dedicated to the Japanese who came to British Columbia. The plaque reads:

"These cherry trees in Garry pont park dedicated to the pioneering immigrants and ancestors who immigrated from Wakayaama prefecture in Japan and in recognition and memory of the generations that followed.
These cherry trees commerate their accomplishments and contributions to the communities and the legacy of their pioneering spirit, courage, perserverance and leadership. This project was undertaken on the 35th anniversary of the BC wakayama Kenji Kai in 2000. To honour them, with the support and ccoperation of the city of Richmond. On its 45th anniverary these cherry trees are donated to the city of Ricmond for the citizens and visitos to enjoy the cherry blossoms for years to come.
Who placed it?: BC Wakayama Kenjin Kai

When was it placed?: 2010

Who is honored?: Pionnering Immigrants from Japan

Website about the Monument: Not listed

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