Historic Joy Kogawa House - Historic Places Days

Historic Joy Kogawa House

Vancouver, British Columbia
Type
House Museum/Homestead
Address
1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Hours
By appointment
Phone
604-897-7438

Historic Joy Kogawa House is the childhood home of Canadian author Joy Kogawa. Joy and her family lived in this Vancouver house until 1942, when they were sent to an internment camp along with thousands of other Canadians of Japanese descent. Now used as a site for author residencies and literary events, the house stands as a historical reminder of the internment experience of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War, and by extension, to the experiences of diverse cultural and ethnic groups within Canadian society.

Japanese Canadian History

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Washrooms

Location

1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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