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Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial

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Address: 777 South 8th Street, Boise, ID 83702
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Wouldn't Go Out of My Way to See it, But You Should See it if You're On The GreenBelt

I ride by this nearly every day along the greenbelt to get downtown. It is a quiet area along the river and connects the road that goes to The Grove to the GreenBelt... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I ride by this nearly every day along the greenbelt to get downtown. It is a quiet area along the river and connects the road that goes to The Grove to the GreenBelt (North-South). As for the memorial, it is worth your time to sit and contemplate, especially considering the current political climate; although it is more enjoyable in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

This is a small area behind the library along the Greenbelt with quotes on curved walls from human rights leaders, prominently featuring Anne Frank. There also are some hand-crank powered audio stations. Our family shared our favorite quotes aloud, and discussed our perspectives on the times and circumstances of those quoted. It was a very moving, meaningful experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

This is a small outdoor memorial that is very moving and along the Greenbelt. Beautifully done with great quotes we should all remember.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

I could have spent much more time than I did at this memorial, reading all of the quotes on the walls. This memorial is so well done--it's not just a memorial to Anne Frank, but to everyone who has fought for human rights. Wonderful place for reflection.

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

This is a nice place to walk around and read about our freedom and how it was earned. It is also sad to think of the horrible experiences the Jewish people suffered because of intolerance.

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Meridian, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

If you are on the Green Belt in Boise you can stop and see this memorial. It is a nice place to sit and read the history and have your morning coffee. I would recommend seeing this if you are in Boise and looking for something to do!

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Such a wonderful and peaceful place to see and understand the Holocaust and other events in history that threatened justice and freedom. We went there today on a Sunday morning. Although it was cold and drizzling, this did not stop us from paying respects and looking at each notable quote. Located next to the greenbelt area at the University of... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Having been through the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, I wasn't sure if the memorial here in Boise would even come close to comparing to it. It does. What makes this place so special is the architecture and its proximity to the calming flow of the Boise River. As you read the inscriptions you begin to realize the impact that... More 

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed walking around and reflecting on the tragedy. It also opened a conversation about doing the right thing even when no one else is.

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Granite Bay, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Beautiful and nicely done memorial along the Boise Greenbelt trail. It is definitely worth your time to peruse and read the quotes etched in stone.

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