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Children's Bell Tower

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Highway 1, 1-1/2 miles north of the Visitor Center, Bodega Bay, CA
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A Lovely Memorial

Even though the story behind the memorial is tragic, it is worth the visit to pay respects to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Trisha H
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Abingdon, Virginia
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Well worth the drive and short walk from the parking lot to the Bell Tower. The outpouring of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary Ann S
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Mill Valley, United States
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Highway 1, 1-1/2 miles north of the Visitor Center, Bodega Bay, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though the story behind the memorial is tragic, it is worth the visit to pay respects to the memory of a young boy and the overwhelming generosity of his family. There is plenty of parking. Unfortunately, while we were quietly paying our respects, a...More

Thank Trisha H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the drive and short walk from the parking lot to the Bell Tower. The outpouring of empathy and love from the small Italian towns for the little boy who was caught in gunfire is poignant and memorable. Beautiful setting.

Thank Mary Ann S
Reviewed February 26, 2017

This is a beautiful tribute, amid a lovely setting, offering a peaceful place to sit, read, think, or just to walk around and read the informational displays and head on down the road. The bells can be heard from some of the camping sites at...More

1  Thank CTBCalifornia
Reviewed December 27, 2016

a fun activity if you like history and are nosy; enjoyable and pretty to see i would suggest a visit ì you have time.

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed October 2, 2016

I have been to Bodega Bay several times and the children's bell tower is top of the list of places I want to visit. It is a thought-provoking memorial to a young boy called Nicholas who died tragically in Italy and whose organs hlped save...More

Thank JudithTaylor000
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I need not discuss the memorial itself. Google it and you will understand the poignant story. Park at the Community Center/garden or Sunday Farmer's market. The signs point you to memorial. Read the plaques, look at all the bells, and meditate a moment on the...More

1  Thank Leon G
Reviewed July 14, 2016

To the person who gave this one circle. wow. Do you know the history of why we have this tower? Do you know what the impact of this tower represents? What the Green's did was something short of a amazing.

2  Thank Michele95409
Reviewed June 27, 2016

The Bell Tower seems to be located on public lands where there are a few paths and boardwalks to stroll along. The paths are mostly through flat meadows, tall grasses and some small copses of wood. It is a nice natural setting for this memorial....More

Thank NekoCat
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Such a cute little I unexpected site. A tower with Bells. Joke to it from the State Park or the campground beside it. Or drive into the community garden area. The view takes only a minutes or two but you can hike down to the...More

1  Thank Crt1943
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We stopped to visit the Farmers Market and saw the bell tower. What a beautiful and inspiring memorial to the young boy! And what a great story of how tragedy lead to saving the lives of 7 others! Good stop!

Thank Tim C
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