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Children's Holocaust Memorial

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1 Butterfly Ln, Whitwell, TN 37397-6257
+1 423-658-5635
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Emotionally Moving Memorial

After watching the Kirk Cameron documentary on this, called “Paperclips”, I put it on my list to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Booperskp
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Amana, Iowa
And it all began with a class project...

You read about the paper clips and the symbolism, but the railroad car that was actually used to... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
483kirk
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Nashville, Tennessee
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1 Butterfly Ln, Whitwell, TN 37397-6257
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After watching the Kirk Cameron documentary on this, called “Paperclips”, I put it on my list to visit if I was in the area. This is a very moving memorial. It is put together with a lot of thought and detail. Everything here has a...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

You read about the paper clips and the symbolism, but the railroad car that was actually used to transport Jews and other undesirables to the gas chambers was, to me, the chilling part of the visit. You stand were they stood (from the description they...More

2  Thank 483kirk
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We went to Whitwell to see the boxcar after I saw part of the documentary "Paper Clips". I tried to explain what we were going to see but when we arrived (after getting the key from Castles Groceries) it was almost reverent. Seeing the boxcar...More

2  Thank Dan H
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

The Children's Holocaust Memorial is a very important lesson in not only history...but the heart and humanity. I suggest anyone visit this great memorial!

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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

I saw the movie several years ago and have wanted to visit since that time. While I have taken advantage of many opportunities to learn about the holocaust, this particular memorable doesn't teach me so much about WW2 as much as it teaches me about...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2017

It is amazing how a simple learning experience in a classroom turned into something with so much impact. This project in Whitwell has touched the hearts of people around the world, and thus, have people around the world touched the hearts in Whitwell.

Thank Yvette G
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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We rent movies on Netflix and my wife found one named, paperclips. I was not sure if I wanted to watch it but I am very glad that I did. If you are looking for an interesting way to teach young people about history tis...More

Thank backhoe409
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

We visited this memorial on our way to Buttonwillow also in Whitwell. It is one of those things that makes you very sad and yet is necessary to see and remember. The children of the school were trying to visualize how many 6 million people...More

Thank HaveQuiltWillTravel
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

This wonderful boxcar is just a 20 minute drive from Chattanooga. It is a memorial to the Holocaust and is an original train car that was used by the Germans during that terrible time in history. This car was brought to the states by donations...More

Thank Mlbpafan
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Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

I've wanted to visit this site for a while. It hits one in the gut but leaves you with hope for the future. Both the students and teachers did a wonderful job with this.

Thank Steve F
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demac1173
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Dan H | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the Childrens Holocaust Musem will advise you where to send paperclips if you were inclined to do so. I wish i could help you more.
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Vicki H
August 24, 2017|
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Response from HaveQuiltWillTravel | Reviewed this property |
From Googling it, it appears to be open 9 am to 7 pm daily seven days a week. There is a phone number listed so I think I would call to make sure they were going to be open.
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