Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Yamato, ICWW, FL

Yamato is a community along the Intracoastal Waterway in … county near Delray Beach and Boca Raton. In the early 20th century, what was then known as Yamato Colony was an attempt at creating a community of Japanese farmers. Young men and their families from Japan were recruited to fstart farms in the area, yet the area never really grew and the official Yamato Colony disperced during World War II. Japanese culture still has a presence in Boca Raton though, in the form of Morikami Park and the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.


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