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Oregon Holocaust Memorial

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Address: Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
Phone Number: 5038237529
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"Never Again"

"Never Again" is the motto for Germany's Dachau concentration camp and the Holocaust Memorial in Washington Park, Portland Oregon is reminder of that important pledge. Near the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

"Never Again" is the motto for Germany's Dachau concentration camp and the Holocaust Memorial in Washington Park, Portland Oregon is reminder of that important pledge. Near the entrance is a metal sculpture depicting shoes from prisoners taken into the camps. This alone brings tears to my eyes, just knowing this is only the tip of the huge iceberg of man... More 

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Happened to find it on my way down from the rose garden, really glad I did! It is a beautiful monument, even though there are many, this I have to say has been the most touching and heartbreaking I have been to, a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A peaceful setting allows one to reflect. The script on the stones and the signs were very well written. Touching and poignant. A memorial for the past, a hope to the future that people will care and protect each other.

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Thank David F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we started the walk towards the wall there is a bronzed baby shoe on the walk way. It made it seem much more real than just a distance memory or any other memorial I have been to. It really made me stop and think about what happened.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This memorial conveys its message very well; for me, it was an emotional experience. On the back are listed deceased family members of local survivors, and some of the lists cover several generations, with multiple members in a generation. Everyone needs to see this memorial.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regardless of however movies you've seen, this holocaust memorial will move you. The replicas of actual children's toys shattered me to bits. A chilling reminder of the horrors of war and hatred.

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Thank Madhawa P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A solemn place to visit, but worth your time. Look at everything. Be sure to notice the bronze objects scattered around. Read the walls and reflect. This is a good place to visit with children that are learning about the holocaust in school.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a free shuttle to this free memorial after visiting Vietnam Veterans Memorial when you are visiting Washington Park. The inscriptions are reader-friendly yet profound. I am overwhelmed by the experience as they started building the experience even at the rock-road leading to the memorial. Take your time.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most informative and inclusive memorials I have ever visited. Appropriately detailed examination of the forces that lead to the rise of the Third Reich, the dreadful chronology of historical events and dynamics in each country as Hitler swept through Europe, and the devastating effect of Nazism on its myriad victims whether they be Jews, Roma/Gypsies, gays, or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We happened upon this memorial on our way to the rose garden and I thought it was very well done. There was some history to read which was interesting. Well done.

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