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German-American Heritage SitesRichthofen Monument - Denver, Colorado

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A monument in honor of Baron von Richthofen, one of the original founders of the Montclair neighborhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/24/2013

last visited: 6/1/2015

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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

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German-American Heritage SitesGeneral Friedrich von Steuben Statue - Valley Forge, PA

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This statue was erected in honor of German-born Friedreich Wilhelm Barnon von Steuben. He created a training drill & reorganized the Army during Encampment & was appointed Inspector General. The statue contributes to the Valley Forge NHRP.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/16/2013

last visited: 11/16/2015

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German-American Heritage SitesThe First Reformed Church - Easton, PA

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Steeped deep with German roots and heritage, this church has churned on through the years, witness and influential to important American history. Formerly it served Lutheran interests but today, it serves the First United Church of Christ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/16/2013

last visited: 10/25/2013

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German-American Heritage SitesMission Church - Boston, MA

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The largely German order of Redemption priests established a mission here, and the present building, often refered to as the Mision Church, was designed by Schickel and Ditmars, of German heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/17/2012

last visited: 11/25/2015

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German-American Heritage SitesLevi-Strauss-Museum Buttenheim

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Das Geburtshaus von Levi Strauss in Buttenheim, Oberfranken, nun ein Museum -- Birthplace of Levi Strauss in Buttenheim, Germany converted into a museum

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Enrique Ocho

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 5/8/2012

last visited: 3/14/2016

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German-American Heritage SitesGeneral Peter Muhlenberg - Philadelphia, PA

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This statue pays homage to a Revolutionary War hero located at the west end of the Phila. Museum of Art. The statue was sponsored by the German Society of Phila. in 1910. There are about 7 of these Revolutionary War General statues located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/13/2012

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesSpencer-Ripley Methodist Church - Rochester, NY

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The Methodist Church at 1124 Culver Road was built as Spencer-Ripley Methodist Church to serve a German-American community in the Beechwood Neighborhood. It merged with Monroe Ave Methodist church to become Covenant United Methodist Church in 1973..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 2/1/2012

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesSt Joseph's Place - Rochester, NY

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While the German United Evangelical Church nearby on Bittner Street represents the protestant German immigrant heritage, this structure is the legacy of the catholic German immigrants.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 1/20/2012

last visited: 11/10/2012

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German-American Heritage SitesSalem United Church of Christ - Rochester, NY

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Originating as the German United Evangelical Church in 1874, through a series of mergers it has become the Salem United Church of Christ. A significant part of the German-American cultural development in Rochester, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 1/6/2012

last visited: 1/31/2009

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German-American Heritage SitesGerman Central Organization

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German Central Organization located in Parma, OH.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member electrical_chris

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/13/2011

last visited: 2/6/2016

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German-American Heritage SitesGerman Immigration - Santa Clara, CA

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A plaque about the German immigration to Santa Clara.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/4/2011

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesBerlin Wall Remnants - Mountain View, CA

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Two panels of the Berlin Wall in Mountain View.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/19/2011

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesGermanna Memorial Garden - Orange County VA

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The first German settlers in Virginia and their descendants are commemorated in the Germanna Memorial Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesPaul Dresser Birthplace - Terre Haute, IN

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The restored and relocated house in which famed German-American songwriter Paul Dresser was born.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GwynEvie

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: 2/8/2008

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German-American Heritage SitesMax Ehrmann Statue - Terre Haute, IN

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This sit-by-me statue memorializes the German-American poet Max Ehrmann.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GwynEvie

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: 11/24/2012

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German-American Heritage SitesGermanna Foundation Visitor Center - Orange County VA

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The Germanna Foundation is located on the Rapidan River near the historic site of Fort Germanna built by Gov. Alexander Spotswood for the first German colonists to Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/12/2011

last visited: 1/19/2014

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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

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German-American Heritage SitesGerman War Memorial - Salt Lake City, Utah

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Located in the Southwest corner of the Historic Fort Douglas Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lord Mot

location: Utah

date approved: 6/29/2011

last visited: 2/13/2013

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German-American Heritage SitesFirst Germans At Jamestown ~ WT-2

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A marker noting the arrival of Germans in Jamestown, Virginia in 1608.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/25/2011

last visited: 4/21/2016

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German-American Heritage SitesTrinity German Evangelical Lutheran Church - Columbus, OH

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Trinity German Evangelical Lutheran Church was the second Lutheran church erected in Columbus, Ohio, USA. The cornerstone was laid on July 28, 1856, and church was dedicated on December 20, 1857. Originally, church services were conducted in German.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 5/22/2011

last visited: 7/28/2012

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German-American Heritage SitesSchifferstadt Architectural Museum - Frederick MD

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This colonial stone house was built around 1758 by German immigrant Elias Bruner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GwynEvie

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/16/2011

last visited: 11/17/2012

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German-American Heritage SitesFounding of New Braunsfels by German Settlers

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Maypole and plaque erected to commemorate the founding of New Braunsfels by German settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Texas

date approved: 5/16/2011

last visited: 9/12/2016

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German-American Heritage SitesSchmidt's Sausage Haus - Columbus, OH

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Schmidt's Sausage Haus is a landmark location in the German Village section of Columbus, Ohio. It is a contributing building in the German Village Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: 3/22/2014

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German-American Heritage SitesThe Lincoln Tower- Fort Wayne, IN

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This sign tells of the history of the Lincoln Tower and the role of German Immigrants in its building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Captain Spaulding

location: Indiana

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 9/9/2012

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