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Geisel Monument State Heritage Site

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Not a must see stop but not bad

I wouldn’t put this down as a stop on your road trip as there is not much there but if you want to... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Daniel A
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Beijing, China
not for RV'S

No facilities short turnaround private drive if your traveling northbound I recommend not stopping... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
Steve S
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Aug 6, 2018
“Spooky cool”
Aug 4, 2017
“Not a must see stop but not bad”
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

There’s history here. Back in the day a white family lived here when we took over the land from the Indians and they came back and it’s known as the Indian massacre 𝑯𝒐𝒖𝒔𝒆 in gold beach.

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

I wouldn’t put this down as a stop on your road trip as there is not much there but if you want to stop in a very nice area, stretch your legs and maybe have a snack, it’s not a bad stop.

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed April 28, 2017

No facilities short turnaround private drive if your traveling northbound I recommend not stopping your 6 miles north of Gold Beach, and 3 miles south of rest stop w/bathrooms

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed September 27, 2016

The monument is 3 graves for the Geisel family. However, there is no information provided as to the significance of the family. The parking also contains three picnic tables (with view) that are old and moss covered.

2  Thank Jack A
Reviewed May 18, 2016

I stopped by to see if anybody had ever put up some information about the family, but alas, I guess that will never happen. Google has info, but it's too bad somebody doesn't write something up. The little cemetery is fairly neat and tidy. Do...More

2  Thank half-Brit
Reviewed April 12, 2016

As other reviewers have commented, this is a small, quaint piece of history that would occupy visitors or a family for ~5-10 minutes. Offers a nice place to think about the past, and to catch your breath after a hike at Otter Point.

1  Thank houhau
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Brings to mind the different moral perception that a century passing makes. While there are certain pre-conceived notions about settler/indigenous relations of the time, this monument begs the question: how would you feel?

2  Thank husted5
Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a monument, a historical piece of Oregon. It is Geisel Monument State HERITAGE SITE. SITE! Not theme park, not safari, not shopping center. What do people expect when they see the word site? Disneyland? No go to cali if you want that. This...More

6  Thank Tristykayy
Reviewed May 12, 2015

This place is pretty much only a lawn area, picnic table and graveyard. There is nothing to do there except maybe a place to stretch your legs and have a picnic. Don't plan a day or a trip around it

1  Thank Jollywomon
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.

1  Thank gliddenr72
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