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Near Spartanburg in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Berlin Wall

 
 
Berlin Wall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 6, 2008
1. Berlin Wall Marker
Left Marker
Inscription.  
[Left Marker]
"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
President Ronald W. Reagan
Berlin, June 12, 1987

[Right Marker]
"Ich bin ein Berliner!"
President John F. Kennedy
Berlin, June 26, 1963
 
Erected by Menzel Inc.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Cold. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #35 John F. Kennedy, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #40 Ronald Reagan series lists.
 
Location. 34° 58.236′ N, 81° 59.736′ W. Marker is near Spartanburg, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 951 Simuel Road, Spartanburg SC 29301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hearon Circle (approx. 1.6 miles away); Colonel Warren H. Abernathy Highway (approx. 2.3 miles away); 15th N.Y. Infantry / Harlem Hell Fighters (approx. 2.4 miles away); "Sparky" the Family Train (approx. 2.6 miles away); Peach Monument
Berlin Wall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 6, 2008
2. Berlin Wall Marker
Right Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Dr. Jesse F. Cleveland Junior High School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Camp Wadsworth (approx. 2.9 miles away); Jesse Cleveland (approx. 3 miles away); Spartanburg Methodist College (approx. 3 miles away); Evins-Bivings House (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spartanburg.
 
Regarding Berlin Wall. These are actual sections of the Berlin Wall. You can tell which side of the sections faced West Berlin and which side faced East Berlin by the graffiti. The side with graffiti faced West Berlin and the side without faced East Berlin.
 
Also see . . .
1. Berlin Wall Online. (Submitted on December 6, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. Number 20 on the list of things to do in Spartanburg. (Submitted on December 6, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
3. History of the Berlin Wall. (Submitted on December 6, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
Sections of the Berlin Wall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 6, 2008
3. Sections of the Berlin Wall
Section of the Berlin Wall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 6, 2008
4. Section of the Berlin Wall
Section of the Berlin Wall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 6, 2008
5. Section of the Berlin Wall
Graffiti on the wall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 6, 2008
6. Graffiti on the wall
Graffiti on the wall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 6, 2008
7. Graffiti on the wall
East Berlin side of the wall image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 6, 2008
8. East Berlin side of the wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,277 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 6, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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