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April 16 Memorial at Virginia Tech

Drillfield Dr, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060
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We walked the campus and were taken to the memorial.

It's a powerful thing when you look at American history and see the names of people who made the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New London, Connecticut
Lovely honor to those who fell on this infamous date.

The honors and memorials to the fallen VT students and teachers is lovely and very humbling. Truly... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Drillfield Dr, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a powerful thing when you look at American history and see the names of people who made the ultimate sacrifice for us to have the freedoms we so often take for granted.

Thank jberryman2016
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The honors and memorials to the fallen VT students and teachers is lovely and very humbling. Truly an experience for me and I recommend a visit, it doesnt take much time, but is definitely worth the stop to get to know those who sacrificed and...More

Thank mb52015
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Very sad memorial reminding of a tragedy... it is moving but it is not as incredible as most of these reviews suggest.

Thank Goodwin L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The memorial is open, with a majestic view of the administration building Buruss Hall and the drillfield. In the background is the building Norris Hall where the classroom shootings took place. The memorial is neat and elegant, and is an easy stop to make anytime...More

Thank X3171KMjohng
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This memorial is located in front of Burruss Hall and is dedicated to those who lost their lives in the horrific tragedy. Good to see for all those touched by this event.

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you are going to be in Blacksburg, you should stop by and see this. It's a picturesque setting and a lovely memorial to 32 needles, tragic deaths. Also a reminder of the strong community of Virginia Tech. It's perfectly simple and moving.

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Virginia Tech just had many ceremonies for the 32 people that were killed that day. It was a tragic day on April 16, 2007. The memorial is understated and a place for meditation and reflection.It is beautiful and tastefully done.

1  Thank Blacksburg851
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A beautiful and moving memorial. From Drillfield Drive in front of Burress a little hard to see, but easy to see from the Drillfield itself. Worth a visit.

1  Thank KazOMatic
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Memorial to the loss of life is must for all who come to Blacksburg. It will be 10 years this April but has meaning today base on what happens on colleges campuses across the US.

1  Thank DrJDM
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a well done and respectful memorial remembering the fallen. I would not make a special trip to see it unless you are already visiting the campus. I think it is more for those who have a personal connection.

1  Thank Lance H
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