• Photo of the top of the David Berger National Memorial

    David Berger

    National Memorial Ohio

Frequently Asked Questions

When was David Berger National Memorial authorized as a unit of the National Park Service?

On March 5, 1980, Congress authorized the addition of David Berger National Memorial to the National Park Service.

Did You Know?

Image of US weightlifter David Berger.

As a dual citizen raised in the U.S. and representing Israel, David Berger had no expectations of winning medals at the 1972 Munich Olympic games. Simply walking in the opening ceremonies was good enough for him and made his Olympic dream come true.