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Wakamatsu

Located at 941 Cold Springs Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667, Wakamatsu
is a national historic landmark of
the 1869 Wakamatsu Tea and Silk
Farm Colony, it is the:

  • leaf-li-bg  Site of 1st Japanese Colony
  • leaf-li-bg  Birthplace of 1st Japanese-American
  • leaf-li-bg  Gravesite of 1st Japanese Settler in USA
  • HISTORY

Ongoing Projects

Ongoing restoration activities at the Farm aim to restore riparian, oak woodland and wetland habitat need the help of volunteers and partners in creating a vibrant community and a biologically diverse landscape.

Tour

Volunteer Wakamatsu docents
lead public and private tours,
which typically last for two
hours.  Tour proceeds directly
benefit the Wakamatsu farm.

PUBLIC TOURS
Fees are $10/adult or $5/youth (10-17). You can find the Wakamatsu public tour schedule on the ARC activity calendar

VIEW CALENDAR

PRIVATE TOURS
Please book 2 weeks in advance. $50 non-refundable deposit. $100 minimum

For additional tour
information, please contact melissa@ARConservancy.org 530-621-1224.

WakamatsuFest150

Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Colony Farm
Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Japanese American History

June 6th – 9th, 2019
941 Cold Springs Rd., Placerville CA

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ARC has just launched a planning, promotional and grassroots fundraising campaign to prepare for this gala celebration. You can support our effort by volunteering, donating to the project or sponsoring the event. For more information contact Melissa Lobach at 530-621-1224 / Melissa@ARConservancy.org

SPONSOR   VOLUNTEER

PARTNERS

Consul General of Japan

City of Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan

Japanese American Citizens League

California State Parks, Visitors Bureau and the Office of Historic Preservation

National Parks

El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce

California Rice Commission

People to People International

El Dorado County

American River Conservancy