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Children's Holocaust Memorial

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Address: 1 Butterfly Ln, Whitwell, TN 37397-6257
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+1 423-658-5635
09:00 - 19:00
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May We Never Forget

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trenton, Ga
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Trenton, Ga
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 is and began to collect paper clips, representing each child murdered in the Holocaust. A... More 

Thank HaveQuiltWillTravel
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Reviewed 4 January 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 and generosity all the way from Berlin. The inside of the car has dedications and... More 

Thank Mlbpafan
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 23 September 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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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very informative. Only takes less than 30 minutes. Sad and very touching. Take your children so they can begin to understand the horrors of what evil can do if given a chace.

Thank Donna S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Very moving tribute to the innocent victims of the Holocaust. Worth the effort to go see it . Highly recommend going!

Thank Rene G
Coral Springs, Florida
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by this incredible hidden historical memorial on route to Nashville. I highly recommend it. Be sure to bring a paper clip to show your support.

Thank gilamonster44
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Near the entrance to the School A Holocaust memorial , very impressive, simple but very touching, the initiative of schools and pupils, the idea is that they collect 6 million paper clips pins, a symbol for the 6 million- Jewish victims in World War 2, Everything is presented in a train car that was brought from Germany, explanatory signs around... More 

Thank Ram.dr. D
Draper, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We watched the movie Paper Clips and had to go to this off-the-beaten-path place. It was very interesting to see this memorial which teachers, students, and others made possible as a remembrance of their project to collect 6 million paper clips (they collected over 40 million) to remember the holocaust.

1 Thank emptynester40
Benton, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Arriving an hour early for the Buttonwillow Civil War Dinner Theater, we searched for something else to do in this small town. We discovered the Children's Holocaust Museum. It is housed in an authentic box car that transported Jews and others opposing Nazi Germany. An audible narration describes how the museum came about. Not to be a spoiler, gem clips... More 

1 Thank Linda R
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

The paperclips these children collected and the cattle car that they're in hits you in the gut. It's very moving.

1 Thank AFButler

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