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Image for Fritz Reuter - Humboldt Park, Chicago, ILview gallery

EE32.7 km

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German-American Heritage SitesFritz Reuter - Humboldt Park, Chicago, IL

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German novelist Fritz Reuter (1810-1874) stands with his proper left leg slightly forward. In his proper left hand he holds a book and rests it against a tree stump; his proper right hand is resting at his chest. He wears a beard and mustache.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: never

Image for Alexander Von Humboldt - Humboldt Park, Chicago, ILview gallery

EE32.8 km

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German-American Heritage SitesAlexander Von Humboldt - Humboldt Park, Chicago, IL

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Portrait of Humboldt standing with his book, "Cosmos," under his proper right arm. There is a globe behind him and an iguana which symbolize his travels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/26/2013

last visited: never

Image for DANK Haus German American Cultural Center - Chicago, ILview gallery

EE35.6 km

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German-American Heritage SitesDANK Haus German American Cultural Center - Chicago, IL

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DANK Haus German American Cultural Center in Chicago offers German language education for children & adults as well as over 150 public cultural programs a year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: never

Image for German Heritage Mural - Joliet, ILview gallery

SS35.9 km

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German-American Heritage SitesGerman Heritage Mural - Joliet, IL

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A mural depicting the life of early German-American Settlers in Joliet, IL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/11/2009

last visited: 9/18/2011

Image for Four German Artists Terra Cotta Busts - Second City Theater Facade, Chicago, ILview gallery

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German-American Heritage SitesFour German Artists Terra Cotta Busts - Second City Theater Facade, Chicago, IL

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Busts of German artistic figures, constructed for the Schiller Theater (now demolished), and relocated to the facade of The Second City comedy club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 11/2/2012

Image for Johann Wolfgang von Goethe statue - Chicago, ILview gallery

EE38.5 km

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German-American Heritage SitesJohann Wolfgang von Goethe statue - Chicago, IL

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This heroic statue pays homage to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) the famous German writer and philosopher. Goethe as a young, beautiful and dynamic Adonis with a mighty eagle, who inspires thought and deed of his mind and body.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/8/2009

last visited: 12/14/2017

Image for Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller - Chicago, ILview gallery

EE38.5 km

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German-American Heritage SitesJohann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller - Chicago, IL

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This famous German poet is immortalized in bronze at the south end of the garden in Lincoln Park. It is a copy of an original monument, made in 1876 in Marbach, the city of Schiller's birth, regarded as the masterpiece of its sculptor Ernst Raus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/7/2010

last visited: 6/24/2011

Image for Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - Chicago, ILview gallery

EE40.9 km

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German-American Heritage SitesGotthold Ephraim Lessing - Chicago, IL

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Lessing (1729-1781) was a German writer and playwright who had a strong influence on German literature during the Age of Enlightenment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/1/2010

last visited: never

Image for Germania Building - Milwaukee, WIview gallery

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German-American Heritage SitesGermania Building - Milwaukee, WI

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The Germania Building was built in 1896 by George Braumder to house his German language publishing business and German language newspaper. It was designed by Architects Schnetzky & Liebert. It is located at 135 W. Wells Ave in Milwaukee, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/5/2009

last visited: 1/6/2014

Image for Pabst Theater Historical Marker - Milwaukee, WIview gallery

NN132.3 km

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German-American Heritage SitesPabst Theater Historical Marker - Milwaukee, WI

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One of the finest German theater companies in the United States

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/5/2009

last visited: 8/12/2017

Image for Goethe - Schiller Monument - Milwaukee, WIview gallery

NN133.1 km

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German-American Heritage SitesGoethe - Schiller Monument - Milwaukee, WI

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Goethe stands passing a laurel wreath to the younger Schiller. Schiller holds a scroll in his proper left hand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 3/21/2017

last visited: never

Image for General Frederick Wilhelm Von Steuben monument - Milwaukee, WIview gallery

NN133.7 km

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German-American Heritage SitesGeneral Frederick Wilhelm Von Steuben monument - Milwaukee, WI

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Portrait of Frederich Wilhelm Von Steuben, seen astride his trotting horse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 3/21/2017

last visited: never

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