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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: never

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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: 10/26/2018

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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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German-American Heritage SitesBerlin Wall - New York, NY

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A section of the Berlin Wall is on display 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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German-American Heritage SitesSons of Hermann Hall - Dallas, TX

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Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas has a long and colorful history. "The Hall" as it is often called, is currently the home of two Texas Sons of Hermann lodges, Dallas #22 and Columbia #66.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/27/2018

last visited: never

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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

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German-American Heritage SitesGeorg Heinrich Buchsenschutz Family Cemetery -- Bexar County, TX

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Most folks think of San Antonio and Bexar County as a predominantly Hispanic town - but it's really VERY German.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: 1/15/2018

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German-American Heritage SitesWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Orange, CA

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One of many statues on the Chapman University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/16/2018

last visited: 1/16/2018

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German-American Heritage SitesBerlin Wall - Orange, CA

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A section of the Berlin Wall located at Chapman University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/16/2018

last visited: 1/16/2018

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German-American Heritage SitesAlbert Schweitzer - Orange, CA

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One of many statues on the Chapman University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/16/2018

last visited: 1/16/2018

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German-American Heritage SitesTexas Hill Country German Pioneers Dedication Slab - Victoria, TX

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A large polished Texas gray granite slab in the northeast corner of De Leon Plaza honoring the German Pioneers who landed at Indianola and traveled through Victoria on their way to the Texas Hill Country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesZion Lutheran Church and Cemetery -- Helotes TX

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The state historic marker for the Zion Lutheran Church and Cemetery in Helotes Texas notes the area's German heritage

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/1/2017

last visited: 8/12/2017

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German-American Heritage SitesSt. Peter Lutheran Church and Prairie Valley Cemetery -- West Point TX

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St. Peter Lutheran Church and Prairie Valley Cemetery is the heart of this German community in Fayette County TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 6/12/2017

last visited: 3/15/2017

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German-American Heritage SitesEben-Ezer Evangelical Lutheran Church -- Berlin TX

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Eben-Ezer Evangelical Lutheran Church was founded by German immigrants who settled in this section of Washington County in the 1840s

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2017

last visited: 11/24/2017

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German-American Heritage SitesHarmonie Church - Innsbrook. MO

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Old German Non-Denomination Church. At first it was Evangelical, then Lutheran, now Non-Denominational.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/10/2017

last visited: never

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