Bosshard Monument - Highland, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper
N 38° 43.932 W 089° 39.936
16S E 268295 N 4290432
Quick Description: The monument is a tribute to Swiss poet Heinrich Bosshard, who wrote Semparcherlied here in the 1850's.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 4/4/2008 9:08:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM3GM0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Long Description:
The poem became the basis of the Swiss national anthem, and the Swiss Society of America erected a monument to him in 1909 in the park. This granite marker stands in Lindendale Park in Highland, Illinois.
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