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German-American Heritage SitesThe Hager House - Hagerstown MD

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Well-preserved 18th-century home of Johann Hager, founder of Hagerstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GwynEvie

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 5/15/2011

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German-American Heritage SitesJohn Sutter Statue - Sacramento, CA

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A statue of John Sutter. The statue is across from Sutter's Fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: 10/1/2013

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German-American Heritage SitesGoethe and Schiller - San Francisco, CA

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A statue of Goethe and Schiller in San Francisco, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2011

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesThe Naked Truth

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A memorial to the German spirit of enlightenment in America. The statue is by Wilhelm Wandschneider and entitled The Naked Truth.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pmrobin13

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/4/2011

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesMonument to Cris von der Ahe

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Statue of Chris von der Ahe. A German-American entrepreneur and owner of the St. Louis Browns, the franchise that would later become the St. Louis Cardinals.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pmrobin13

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/30/2011

last visited: 3/20/2013

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German-American Heritage SitesSegment of Berlin Wall - New York City, NY

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A segment of the famouse German wall exists on 53rd Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues. Thierry Noir and Kiddy Citny are the two painters of those five pieces of the Berlin Wall, painted in Sep 1985 along the Waldemarstrasse in Berlin Kreuzberg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: New York

date approved: 12/16/2010

last visited: 8/25/2014

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German-American Heritage SitesMenno-Hof

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Off of State Road 5 in Shipshewana, a large, red barn with a sign in the front that says "Menno-Hof."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member zachurne14

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/16/2010

last visited: 4/25/2011

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German-American Heritage SitesTricentennial Anniversary of German Settlement in America - Philadelphia, PA

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An important bronze maker commemorates the first arrivals of German immigrants.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/7/2010

last visited: 6/16/2014

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German-American Heritage SitesHermann Statue & Park-- Hermann, Missouri

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Hermann,Missouri dedicated a statue of their city's namesake in 2009, 2000 years after his victory over 3 Roman Legions in the battle of Teutoburg Forest, in 9 A.D. The MO. River town is in Missouri's picturesque wine country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Carpe Diem59

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/31/2010

last visited: 9/28/2011

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German-American Heritage SitesHans Kleiber Studio Museum - Dayton, Wyoming

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The studio of noted Wyoming artist Hans Kleiber has been preserved as a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GwynEvie

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/5/2010

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesLost Dutchman Monument - Apache Junction, Arizona

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Jacob von Walzer, a miner who died in 1891, left a legacy that is a significant part of Arizona today. This monument is to the man and the legend that is Jacob von Walzer.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Tsegi Mike and Desert Viking

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/11/2010

last visited: 11/26/2014

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German-American Heritage SitesBosshard Monument - Highland, Illinois

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The monument is a tribute to Swiss poet Heinrich Bosshard, who wrote Semparcherlied here in the 1850's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/11/2010

last visited: 3/30/2011

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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

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German-American Heritage SitesOld Munichburg Historic District, Jefferson City, Missouri

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Germans came to mid-Missouri in mid to late 19th century. They settled on the city's South Side. Known originally as Muenchberg. Today the district is known as Old Munichburg Historic District. On June 5,2010 a new sign and gateway was dedicated.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Carpe Diem59

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/10/2010

last visited: 6/21/2012

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German-American Heritage SitesHouse of Germany - San Diego, CA

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Located in San Diego's beautiful Balboa Park near Pan American Place, this site was built for the 1935 California International Exposition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: 11/29/2013

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German-American Heritage SitesGerman American Memorial Grove - May Arboretum - Reno, Nevada

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This memorial was found in the German American Memorial Grove

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesThe American German Club of the Palm Beaches - Lake Worth, FL

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American - German club in German heritage sites

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BONSAIRAD

location: Florida

date approved: 5/10/2010

last visited: 12/27/2013

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German-American Heritage SitesGarten Verein Pavilion - Galveston, TX

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Dancing hall construct by German garden club in Galveston, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Texas

date approved: 4/20/2010

last visited: 6/10/2012

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German-American Heritage SitesBlooming Grove Dunkard Meeting House - Lycoming County, PA

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A meeting house built by German settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fossilgirlerin

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/11/2010

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesGeneral Franz Sigel - St. Louis, Missouri

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The General Franz Sigel statue is located in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/7/2010

last visited: 3/30/2012

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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: 8/8/2014

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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: 3/30/2010

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German-American Heritage SitesThe Henry Haus Blacksmith and Wagonmaker Shop - Pope Valley, CA

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A plaque about a Swiss American in Napa County, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/19/2009

last visited: 10/21/2009

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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: 7/13/2011

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German-American Heritage SitesHoly Trinity German Catholic Church - Boston, MA

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This landmark church by noted church architect Patrick Keely, was built in 1877, often called the New England's National Parish, serving German immigrants who introduced the Christmas tree and Christmas cards to the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: never

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