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German-American Heritage SitesWilhelm Richard Wagner - Tower Grove Park - St. Louis, MO

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Impulsive and self-willed, he was a negligent scholar, however, taught himself the piano and composition, and read the plays of Shakespeare, Goethe, and Schiller.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesLudwig von Beethoven - Tower Grove Park - St. Louis, MO

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The greatest and probably my favorite of all the old composers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesAlexander Von Humboldt - Tower Grove park - St. Louis, MO

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Alexander von Humboldt was a Prussian explorer, geographer, and naturalist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesWurstfest - New Braunfels, TX

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Landa Park has a section where the annual Wurstfest is held. This is a permanent location and can be visited any time.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesMuenster, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker stands on the south side of US 82 at the Muenster city limit, noting this German-Catholic city's 1889 establishment and subsequent growth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/26/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesTexas Hill Country German Pioneers Dedication Slab - Indianola, TX

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A large polished Texas gray granite slab on the grounds of the Robert de La Salle monument in the coastal ghost town of Indianola, TX honoring the German Pioneers who landed here on their way to the Texas Hill Country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/26/2015

last visited: 10/11/2015

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German-American Heritage SitesGerman Settlers in Hill County - Malone, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker notes the immigration of German immigrants in Texas, commemorating their arrival in Hill County. Located at the southwest corner of E Mesquite and N Pecan (FM 308) Streets in Malone, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesFragments of the Berlin Wall - Denver, CO

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Small memorial to the destruction of the Berlin Wall and fall of East Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesJacoby Building - Julian, CA

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One of many historical markers in Julian.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesBerlin Wall - Simi Valley, CA

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A part of the Berlin Wall is located at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesAlbert Einstein - Princeton, NJ

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A monument honoring German-American Nobel Prize recipient physicist Albert Einstein is located on the Princeton Town Hall Green at Stockton Street (Route 27).

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage Sites1800's German Evangelical Church - Marthasville MO

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1800's German Evangelical Church - Marthasville MO

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesCivil War Casualties ~ Concordia, MO

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Germans killed by the Southern soldiers and guerrillas in this area. The same thing happened to Germans against slavery in Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/21/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesMassacre Site - Concordia, MO

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This town was known as "Freedom, MO" back then. Populated by German Protestants who understood persecution from their home land. Re-named Concordia after the Civil War because they believed new hope for concord between North and South existed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/21/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesBethel, Missouri

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German-American Religious Communal Community

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesSalem Lutheran Cemetery - Tomball, TX

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Formally established in the 1869, this cemetery is the burial ground of many early German settlers of the Rosehill community in Tomball, Texas. Its tombstones denote this region's distinct German heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 2/2/2015

last visited: 1/25/2015

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German-American Heritage SitesDessau Lutheran Cemetery and former Church - Austin, TX

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Located in Austin Texas, Dessau Lutheran is a mid-19th century former church and cemetery established by early German settlers. Even to this day, all but a few headstones still denote a very distinct German heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 1/9/2015

last visited: 11/1/2013

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German-American Heritage SitesGerman Pioneers Monument - New Braunfels, TX

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The "German Pioneers" Monument in Landa Park of New Braunfels, Texas commemorates and recalls the many contributions of German immigrants to the early days of the fledgling state of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 1/9/2015

last visited: 8/11/2007

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German-American Heritage SitesIndustry and Agriculture by Carl Paul Jennewein - NY, NY

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Industry and Agriculture by Carl Paul Jennewein are a pair of Art Deco relief sculptures on either side of the entrance to One Rockefeller Plaza main entrance in midtown Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 12/16/2014

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesJohann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller - Detroit, Michigan

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The seated portrait of Johann Friedrich von Schiller is located in Belle Isle State Park near downtown Detroit, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Michigan

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 7/3/2015

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German-American Heritage SitesBerlin Wall - Yorba Linda, CA

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A section of the Berlin Wall located inside the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesDas Deutsche Haus - St. Louis, MO

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Now owned by Gateway Temple of St. Louis, Inc. bought it for a church and school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesFriedrich Schiller - St. Louis, MO

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Replica dedicated: November 10, 1898 in St. Louis Park Place, moved to current location in 1970. There is also another replica in Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/21/2014

last visited: 12/14/2015

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German-American Heritage SitesGerman Prisoners of War - Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan

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a memorial of German prisoners of World War II who are buried in the Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/28/2014

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesLindheimer Plaza - New Braunfels, TX

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A historic small park in New Braunfels, TX dedicated to German immigrant Ferdinand Lindheimer, the "Father of Texas Botany". A historical marker denoting Texas Germans in the Civil War is located in this tiny park as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/28/2014

last visited: 8/16/2014

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