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Rapid City in Pennington County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Berlin Wall Segments

The Berlin Wall Memorial

 
 
Berlin Wall Segment A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 10, 2017
1. Berlin Wall Segment A. Marker
Inscription.  


Berlin Wall Segment A.


This Berlin Wall Segment, located between the Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie from 1961 - 1989, is donated in gratitude to all Military Chaplains, who in time of war and peace, faithfully served God and Country.

Chaplain (Lt. Col.) & Mrs. H.W. Reinke - U.S. Air Force


Berlin Wall Segment B.


This Berlin Wall segment located between the Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie form 1961 - 1989 is donated in honor of the Citizens of Ratingen, Germany (the Sister City of Vermillion, South Dakota) and its mayor, Dr. Ernst Dietrich, who fostered democratic ideals and German American relations.
 
Erected 1996.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Berlin Wall marker series.
 
Location. 44° 5.162′ N, 103° 13.67′ W. Marker is in Rapid City, South Dakota, in Pennington County. The Berlin Wall memorial is located in Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 434 N Mt Rushmore Road, Rapid City SD 57701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Berlin Wall Segment B. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 10, 2017
2. Berlin Wall Segment B. Marker
walking distance of this marker. Tank Traps (here, next to this marker); To our Visitors (here, next to this marker); The American Commitment (here, next to this marker); The Cruel Border (here, next to this marker); Confrontation (a few steps from this marker); Construction of the Wall (a few steps from this marker); Celebrating Victory (a few steps from this marker); A City Divided (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rapid City.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  The Berlin Wall Memorial. (Submitted on July 9, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
 
Categories. War, Cold
 
Berlin Wall Segment A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 10, 2017
3. Berlin Wall Segment A. Marker
Berlin Wall Segment B. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 10, 2017
4. Berlin Wall Segment B. Marker
The Berlin Wall Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 10, 2017
5. The Berlin Wall Memorial
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 9, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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