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NWNW2.1 km

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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 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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WW3.5 km

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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

Image for Monument to Friedrich Hecker - Benton Park - St. Louis, MOview gallery

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German-American Heritage SitesMonument to Friedrich Hecker - Benton Park - St. Louis, MO

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Obelisk in honor of a German-American who fought for what he believed

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/9/2014

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: 2/19/2015

Image for Preetorius-Schurz-Daenzer Memorial - St. Louis, MOview gallery

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German-American Heritage SitesPreetorius-Schurz-Daenzer Memorial - St. Louis, MO

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Located in Compton Hill Reservoir Park, a memorial to three German American newspaper men by the German-American Alliance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wampa-One

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/30/2008

last visited: 2/19/2015

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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 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: 6/4/2017

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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: 11/24/2019

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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 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 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 SitesGerman Immigration ~ St. Charles, MO

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Gottfried Duden described the area as similar to the Rhineland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/3/2008

last visited: 7/10/2014

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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

Image for St. Paul Church & St. Paul, Missouriview gallery

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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 SitesAugusta Harmonie Verein - Augusta, Missouri

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Former German social and music clubhouse located in Augusta, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/30/2008

last visited: 7/12/2018

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WW60.5 km

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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

Image for New Melle, MOview gallery

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German-American Heritage SitesNew Melle, MO

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Small town in SW St. Charles County. "Preserving the Past - Enriching the Future"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/3/2008

last visited: never

Image for Peniel Methodist Church (former)- New Melle, MOview gallery

WW61.2 km

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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

Image for German Immigration Monument - New Melle, MOview gallery

WW61.2 km

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German-American Heritage SitesGerman Immigration Monument - New Melle, MO

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Only a few tombstone show in this cemetery, most of whom here are Cholera Victims, hence no stones to allow the disease to sneak out from the ground.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/2/2018

last visited: never

Image for Dortmund - near Augusta, MOview gallery

WW62 km

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German-American Heritage SitesDortmund - near Augusta, MO

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Dream of a German Community, now washed away by the Missouri River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/1/2008

last visited: 8/2/2012

Image for St. John's UCC Church - (Cappeln) New Melle, MOview gallery

WW63.7 km

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German-American Heritage SitesSt. John's UCC Church - (Cappeln) New Melle, MO

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Official charter as a church: St. Johannes Evangelical Gemeinde.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/28/2017

last visited: never

Image for Original Dutzow - Dutzow, MOview gallery

WW69.2 km

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German-American Heritage SitesOriginal Dutzow - Dutzow, MO

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Where the town started, on the southeast edge of the existing town of Dutzow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/1/2008

last visited: never

Image for Lake Creek Valley Area ~ Dutzow, MOview gallery

WW69.7 km

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German-American Heritage SitesLake Creek Valley Area ~ Dutzow, MO

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Geissen Emigration Society members picked here first, then spread.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/3/2008

last visited: never

Image for 1800's German Evangelical Church - Marthasville MOview gallery

WW69.8 km

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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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