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Desert Holocaust Memorial

Civic Center Park, Fred Waring Dr & San Pascual Ave, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260
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Never forget!

Tasteful and respectful memorial. Tells a story. Glad we came. The sun was out and the wind... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Teach1977
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White Plains, New York
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Interesting sculpture and reliefs

If you are passing, stop and have a look - but as memorials go it is not particularly special. A... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Martin97uk
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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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Civic Center Park, Fred Waring Dr & San Pascual Ave, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Tasteful and respectful memorial. Tells a story. Glad we came. The sun was out and the wind blowing to add to the atnosphere. Good job .

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

If you are passing, stop and have a look - but as memorials go it is not particularly special. A little more information might have helped - for example, why is it located here (in Civic Center Park, Palm Desert)? Does the central sculpture represent...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

An outdoor memorial in a nice park. Very tastefully done. Shows the various European countries that losst Jews during the Holocaust.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

You must see this if you are interested in World War II history and the plight of these people. It is set in the Civic Center Park with lots of parking and other things to do but do not pass this up. Very well done...More

Thank Jim K
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This memorial is small, with bronze figures depicting the angst of the holocaust. Be sure to read the plaques surrounding the memorial, very educational of history we must not forget. Certainly take time to stop here.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is located in a nice quiet part of the park. It's a good place to sit and reflect on the history of the Holocaust.

Thank Dana S
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Small clean and very respectful. I have visited many places in Europe to pay my respects to the victim's of the holocaust. This place felt slightly strange because it seems so far from Europe. The bright sunshine and high temperatures seemed strange but truly shows...More

Thank micytay
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

A moving tribute to the millions of lives lost in the Holocaust. Surrounding plaques provide significant amount of information. Never forget.

Thank Ken B
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

The Desert Holocaust Memorial is a profound reminder of perhaps the most tragic period in the history of mankind. The Memorial was very captivating.

Thank William L
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

A wonderful tribute those cut down in Europe. This memorial is really well laid out and is a great place to reflect on what happened, not just in Germany as some believe, but throughout Europe. It shows the numbers Jews by country that were slaughtered...More

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It is in an open area of the Civic Center Park and is open at all times.
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