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Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends

Sister Cities

— Marbach am Neckar • Washington —

 
 
Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 14, 2012
1. Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends Marker
Inscription.  

The citizens of Washington hereby commemorate the Sister City partnership between the City of Marbach am Neckar, Germany and the City of Washington, Missouri. Recognizing the value of mutual understanding to world peace, we unite in contributing our efforts to this goal.

Marbach am Neckar
November 11, 1990

Washington
May 25, 1991
 
Erected 1991 by City of Washington, Missouri.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkPeace. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, City of Washington series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1789.
 
Location. 38° 33.627′ N, 91° 0.598′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is about 300 feet east of the intersection of Front and Lafayette Streets. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Elbert Drive, Washington MO 63090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waterworks Building (a few steps from this marker); Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Frazer
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (within shouting distance of this marker); Lucinda Owens Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Zachariah Foss House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Zachariah Foss House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Clayton Inn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .  The History of Washington, Missouri. (Submitted on December 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends (back) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 14, 2012
2. Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends (back) Marker
Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 14, 2012
3. Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends Marker
Bench a couple blocks west commemorating 25 years of the partnership between Washington and Marbach image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
4. Bench a couple blocks west commemorating 25 years of the partnership between Washington and Marbach
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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