Yamato Colony

Yamato Colony can refer to some places in the United States:

  • Yamato Colony, California, a Japanese-American agricultural community in Livingston, California
  • Yamato Colony, Florida, an early 20th dentury Japanese agricultural community between Boca Raton and Delray Beach
  • Yamato Colony, Texas, an early 20th century Japanese-owned sugar plantation near Brownsville, Texas

Other articles related to "yamato colony, colony":

Yamato Colony, California
... Yamato Colony, California was a Japanese agricultural community in Livingston, California ... The Yamato Colony was established by Kyutaro Abiko, who purchased 3,200 acres (13 km2) in Livingston through his American Land and Produce Company, and then encouraged Japanese to ... Abiko intended the colony to be a "Japanese Christian utopian colony" ...
Morikami Park - George Morikami
... He was 19 years old when he emigrated to the United States in 1906 to join the Yamato Colony, a Japanese farming community in what is now Boca Raton, Florida ... When he joined the Yamato Colony, he was unmarried, and did not plan to stay long ... Although the Yamato Colony ultimately failed, George Morikami stayed on and eventually prospered ...

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