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Hachiman Jinja

  • Also Known As: SP-4-0420

  • Address: Lot nos. H 300-11 and H 300-4
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site

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Hachiman Jinja


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1930/00/00 Hachiman Jinja is built, 1930s, by the Japanese government to institute State Shinto, an ideological movement meant to make the local population, in this case Okinawan, Chamorro and Carolinian, of one mind and one spirit.
1944/06/25 Elements of the American 27th Infantry Division attack the Hachiman Jinja as part of operations on Purple Heart Ridge, between 25 and 27 June 1944. Battle of Saipan

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Particulars for Hachiman Jinja:
Criteria Historic Event
Cultural Affiliation Japanese Military
Building type Japanese Shinto Shrine
Architectural Style Japanesque Style
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Natural Feature
Owner Private
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Sight Category Site
Area of Significance Social History
Level of Significance State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 21st June 2003

Registry Name: Hachiman Jinja
Registry Address: Lot nos. H 300-11 H 300-4
Registry Number: 03000549
Resource Type: Site
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Japanese Shinto Shrine
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Sites: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Religion, Social history, Military
Applicable Criteria: Event
Cultural Affiliation: Japanese
Significant Year: 1944
Historic Function: Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Natural feature
Current Function: Domestic, Agriculture, subsistence
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Agricultural fields

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