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Lafayette, California: Hill Of Crosses - Iraq War Dead Soldiers Team Field Report

3604 Deer Hill Rd, Lafayette, CA
Hwy 24 central Lafayette exit, then left on Deer Hill Rd. Crosses on right across from BART station.
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Hill Of Crosses - Iraq War Dead Soldiers

Begun in 2006 as an anti-war protest, the steep hillside displays a white, wooden cross for every American soldier killed in Iraq. Report... [12/30/2009]

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Hill of Crosses.

Hill Of Crosses - Iraq War Dead Soldiers

Look for the BART station. If you're a passenger on the freeway you can snap a picture from the car window.

[Sydney Harter, 06/18/2010]

Hill of Crosses.

Hill Of Crosses - Iraq War Dead Soldiers

Visible during daylight from Bart at Lafayette station. Interesting and powerful. But not worth more than the 45 second stoppage of train to board passengers.

[bigmatt, 05/14/2010]

It's more impressive when standing at the bottom of the hill up close vs. across the parking lot and station platform, but the train is where most of the Hill of Cross audience sits.

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