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Worth a stop

I stopped here to get an NPS passport stamp, but enjoyed it more than I expected. I learned a lot... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Micaela M
Annapolis, Maryland
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Beauty in sadness

I am so glad that this was erected! I knew David ,he was a classmate. He was a gentle kind person... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2016
Pennie L
Akron, Ohio, United States
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Symbolic memorial to David Berger, a Cleveland native who was one of the athletes killed in the 1972 Munich Olympics terrorist attack. Whether or not you're going to get the NPS stamp, it's a piece of Cleveland history and worth checking out if you're in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I stopped here to get an NPS passport stamp, but enjoyed it more than I expected. I learned a lot about the history of the 1972 Olympics, and about the design of the memorial itself.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Micaela M
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

While staying nearby awaiting surgery at the Cleveland clinic, I noticed this memorial nearby and went to visit. I was 22 when this tragic terror occurred at the Olympics. It echoes to this day. He was very accomplished and cared about. I am grateful this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Even though this is a simple monument, I still looked forward to a quick stop:) Went inside the Mandel Jewish Community Center to collect my national park stamp:) The monument is located right out front of the center:) Was VERY thankful for the informational brochure...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful piece of art to memorialize the victims of the attack on the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. If in the Cleveland area, it is easily accessible from the highway to pay respects. However, if you are an avid National Parks visitor like myself, note...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Trey J
Reviewed 23 February 2017

A simple memorial to David Berger one of the athletes killed by terrorists at the Munich Olympics. Open 24 hours, one historical sign and you can get a NPS stamp in the adjacent community center.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We're on a quest to visit all the national parks and this is on the list. We were going to nearby Cuyahoga Falls anyway so it was convenient to stop by here. The memorial is located on the grounds of Mandel Jewish Community Center of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a unique memorial to David Berger, a Cleveland man who wrestled for the Israeli Olympic team who was killed in the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Berlin Olympics. The memorial was created by a Cleveland artist and is near the front...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank SabaF
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I am so glad that this was erected! I knew David ,he was a classmate. He was a gentle kind person. The rings bring to mind, for those of us,that horrible event. So glad it's there!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Pennie L
Reviewed 29 August 2015

It was a very simple and small memorial. I like the fact that it was non-pretentious. Apparently, this is one of several memorials that is listed in a passbook that allows you to have it stamped as you travel to various memorials. We were only...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Adrian L
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