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Gedern - Columbia Sister Cities since 1993

 
 
Gedern - Columbia Sister Cities since 1993 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, May 18, 2021
1. Gedern - Columbia Sister Cities since 1993 Marker
Inscription.  This engraved stone was presented to Sister City of Columbia, Il. By our Sister City Gedern, Germany in honor of the 25th anniversary of our partnership and friendship. The pedestal was donated by Luhr Bros, Inc. Dedicated in 2021
 
Erected 2021.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Peace. A significant historical year for this entry is 1993.
 
Location. 38° 26.508′ N, 90° 11.924′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Illinois, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Cherry Street, on the right when traveling east on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 S Rapp Ave, Columbia IL 62236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbia (here, next to this marker); Miller-Fiege Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Schaefer House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin Inn & Buck Tavern (about 500 feet away); Immaculate Conception Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pfeffer Mercantile Store (approx. 0.2 miles
Gedern - Columbia Sister Cities since 1993 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, May 18, 2021
2. Gedern - Columbia Sister Cities since 1993 Marker
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away); Schmidt House & Brewery (approx. ¼ mile away); German Style Cottage (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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