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Geisel Monument State Heritage Site

Highway 101, Gold Beach, OR
(800) 551-6949
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Ranked #15 of 16 Attractions in Gold Beach
Type: State Parks
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Rockbridge Baths, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Either we did not find the real Geisel Monument, in which case better signage is certainly needed, or the monument is simply a family grave site. It was not worth the drive to get there.

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Care of foliage and quite-tude. It was nice... but only go if you are near the area. It is a bit off the beaten track, and its a sad story.

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Keno, Oregon
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

If you like local history, you will find this interesting! A monument to early pioneers who lived and died there.

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Titusville
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1,116 reviews 1,116 reviews
772 attraction reviews
849 helpful votes 849 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Trying to decide which Gold Beach attractions to see on out way to Coos Bay is not a tough decision as there as so few; however, we did stop by for 15 minutes to view this graveyard and historical site. I would not have done it had I know how limited this very small site is and it's narrow focus.... More

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Near Phila
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I do not know why this is on the maps, but it is a small graveyard with nothing to see. Don't bother.

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Gold Beach, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

no tourists, there are no rides, food booths or gift shops. but it's an incredible piece of oregon's history. if you want to know what happened to the wife & daughter, stop by the curry county museum in town.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

This is one of those hole in the wall parks that, doesn't really do anything for ya. The grass is pretty uneven, and has a lot of stickers in it everywhere, to make the pets get covered, and the kids bare feet hurt. Not much to it, a gravesite for the Geisel family, and a picnic table. If you don't... More

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Oregon Coast
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266 attraction reviews
1,975 helpful votes 1,975 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

This small day use park is located a few miles north of Gold Beach on the west side of the highway. It is *not* suitable for any large RVs, but small motorhomes should be okay. I was disappointed by this little park. It's designated a "State Heritage Site", but there are no informational signs to tell a visitor what exactly... More

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