City of London, England, United Kingdom
Sixty Years of Peace
TO CELEBRATE sixty years of peace between the peoples of Britain and Germany
TO COMMEMORATE Six hundred years during which some 400 Hanseatic merchants inhabited peaceably in the City of London from the XIIIth to XIXth Centuries a German self-governing enclave on this site known as the Steelyard, Stilliarde or Stalhof
at the invitation of
The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Michael Savory,
this plaque was unveiled by HRH The Duke of Kent KG on 26th September 2005
in the presence of
His Excellency the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany
This plaque was caused to be erected by the BRITISH-GERMAN ASSOCIATION
President: The Lord Watson of Richmond CBE
Chairman: Christoph Urban
Vice Chairmen: John A. Hobley and John S. Faulder
Das Alte stürzt, es ändert sich die Zeit, Und neues Leben blüht aus den Ruinen Schiller (Wilhelm Tell IV 2)
Location. Touch for map. Located on the side of Blackfriars Railway Bridge along the Riverside Walk (Thames Path). Marker is in this post office area: City of London, England EC4R 3UE, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walbrook Wharf (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Worshipful Company of Innholders (about 180 meters away); Whittington Garden (about 180 meters away); Old Thameside Inn (about 240 meters away); The Jubilee Walkway – Southwark (about 240 meters away); a different marker also named Old Thameside Inn (about 240 meters away); Foundation Stone (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Tallow Chandlers Hall (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
Also see . . . British-German Association on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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