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Somber Memorial

This is a memorial to the 32 lives of those lost during the senseless campus shooting of 2007. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DantesCaulfieldGatz
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Savannah, Georgia
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Beautiful

Virginia Tech has done a beautiful job with this memorial. I was quite moved by it, especially... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Sarah W
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Ottawa
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 June 2018

As parents of a VT staff member at the time of the murders, we find this memorial a moving and important reminder of what can happen when mental illness goes unrecognized and guns become available to the wrong people. VT is a great school and...More

2  Thank Janet P
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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.

2  Thank Lance H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a memorial to the 32 lives of those lost during the senseless campus shooting of 2007. A place of quiet reflection and remembrance.

Thank DantesCaulfieldGatz
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Virginia Tech has done a beautiful job with this memorial. I was quite moved by it, especially noticing that people are evidently still placing mementoes at some of the individual markers. The whole campus is gorgeous, and this is an important and beautiful element of...More

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 13 August 2018

First place I went to was to the 4/16/07 Memorial. Had done been in campus since 1995. Very touching, got goosebumps.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 19 June 2018

As parents of a VT staff member at the time of the murders, we find this memorial a moving and important reminder of what can happen when mental illness goes unrecognized and guns become available to the wrong people. VT is a great school and...More

2  Thank Janet P
Reviewed 15 May 2018

very nice memorial for all the kids that were killed that dreadful day! so sad. they did such a nice job at the memorial

Thank Bettyann M
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Everyone should stop for a moment to reflect on the lives both lost and impacted by this tragedy. My family was one affected.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

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.

2  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

1  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

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