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German-American Heritage SitesSmith Creek Methodist Church - Warren County, MO

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Old church original name was "Deutsche Bisch Meth. Kirche."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesDutzow - Missouri

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Small town, original Gotfried Duden promoted town. First German Immigrant Settlement in Missouri 1832

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/22/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesTurner Hall - Galena, Illinois

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This two-story Romanesque Revival limestone building is located at 115 S Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/1/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesRhineland, Missouri

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the entire Valley is referred to as the Rhineland, but so is this town...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/29/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesSt. Marcus Evangelical Church - Rhineland, MO

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Church built in 1891, during the Great German Influx into Missouri, induced by Gottfried Duden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/27/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesShrine of Our Lady of Sorrows at Starkenburg, Missouri

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started with a log church in 1847 built by German Farmers...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 4/25/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesSaint Charles, Missouri

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First the French, then the Spanish...then the German flood....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/22/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesPeniel Methodist Church (former)- New Melle, MO

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Built as a German Methodist Church in 1878...then changed hands a few times...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/17/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesSt. Paul Church & St. Paul, Missouri

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Built by a group of Germans who got together to provide a place of worship....Building built in 1897, another German farm area - Eastern Missouri if full of German Catholics, they built beautiful churches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/9/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesMissouri Wine - Augusta, MO

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This area is the FIRST Viticultural area in the United States

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/7/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesSt. Francis de Sales Catholic Church - St. Louis, MO

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Known to locals as “the Cathedral of South St. Louis” because of its elegantly-designed exterior and 300-foot spire. St. Francis de Sales is an impressive German Gothic revival building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/4/2020

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesJohn Peter Altgeld Apartment Site - Chicago, IL

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Memorial to John Peter Altgeld, former governor of Illinois and German immigrant, outside of an apartment building where he once lived.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/24/2019

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesGerman Society Cemetery - Houston, TX

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Established in 1887 as the German Society Cemetery it was renamed Washington Cemetery in 1918 due to anti-German sentiment during World War I. NOTE: To get to Washington Cemetery you must enter through Glenwood Cemetery on Washington Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 7/17/2019

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesSt. Joseph Catholic Church - San Antonio, TX

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This Catholic Church was built by and has served German immigrants in San Antonio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Texas

date approved: 4/21/2019

last visited: 5/3/2014

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German-American Heritage SitesBerlin Wall - Syracuse, New York

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A section of the wall stands behind the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology in Armory Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: New York

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesSt. Joseph's Church - Galveston, TX

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Located at 2202 Avenue K, St. Joseph's Catholic Church is the oldest German Catholic Church in Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 3/14/2019

last visited: 11/23/2018

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German-American Heritage SitesDiscover Historic Jonestown: An Epic Story of Change - Baltimore, MD

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One of many historical markers in downtown Baltimore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/23/2018

last visited: 7/6/2019

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German-American Heritage SitesBellville Turnverein Gut Heil Pavilion - Bellville, TX

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Dodecagon (12 sided pavilion) erected in 1897. Designed by Joachim Hintz - a native of Zisendorff, Mecklenburg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/23/2018

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesGeneral Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben - Potsdam, Germany

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This statue is a replica of one that was originally erected in Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Brandenburg, Germany

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: 3/17/2019

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German-American Heritage SitesVon Schiller Memorial - Manhattan, New York

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The monument is a gift of German Americans. Schiller (1759-1805) was a dramatist, historian, and philosopher who was also a "Poet of the People".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: New York

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: 12/29/2019

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German-American Heritage SitesMathilda Wehmeyer German-American Kindergarten School

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In 1870, German immigrant Mathilda Wehmeyer came to Galveston and opened a "Kindergarten" for Galveston's large German-American population.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/26/2018

last visited: 11/23/2018

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German-American Heritage SitesPetersen House - Washington, DC

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The place where Abraham Lincoln died after being fatally shot across the street at Ford's Theater. The home was built by a German tailor named William A. Petersen in 1849.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/26/2018

last visited: 2/22/2020

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German-American Heritage SitesBlue Mound, Texas

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Blue Mound, so named for the lovely bluebonnets that grace the state during the spring months, was a primarily German community started in north Denton County in 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/8/2018

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesSection of the Berlin Wall - BreakFree- Hyde Park, NY

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A section of the Berlin Wall is on display in the Freedom Court at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt National Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine

location: New York

date approved: 8/8/2018

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesJohn Street Methodist Church - New York, NY

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One of many historical markers in downtown Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2018

last visited: 7/20/2018

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