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“A Hidden Gem!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oregon Holocaust Memorial

Oregon Holocaust Memorial
Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
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Ranked #23 of 262 Attractions in Portland
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
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Corvallis, Oregon
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“A Hidden Gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It is not well marked on the map, it is in Washington Park tucked between SW Wright Ave and SW Washington Way. It is outdoors and free. The wall is simple and profound with excerpts from a collection of victims' diaries. Remains of some victims are reportedly buried under the monument as a means of helping the world remain connected to the travesty. The best part of the monument was the collection of artifacts scattered on the pathway leading to the wall. Well worth 20-30 minutes to view and contemplate.

Visited August 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“a well done sad place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I visited the Oregon holocaust memorial is really sad but really well done. It had little medal shoes a broken instrument and a suite case and a dawl on the ground. On the wall it has comments posted by people who new people who died in Auchwiz like (taking poeple to the gas chambers, you had a bag whith something special to you in it, that was the last thing the Nazis took before taking your life). It made ma and dad cry, my mther almost cried looking at the pictures.

Visited July 2013
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Potomac, MD
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Very moving memorial”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

The Holocaust Memorial is a bit hidden in the Park in Portland but well worth finding. It takes about 15-20 minutes to read etc. We found it very emotional. Very well done.

Visited August 2013
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Atlanta, GA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A very moving experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Simple in design and very somber, a fitting monument to the great loss of life and living culture of Europe.

Visited May 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
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“Emotional Tribute”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

What a beautifully done, tasteful memorial.
I spent more time than I expected-- the small details (teddy bear, baby doll) draw you in.

Visited July 2013
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