Dixon in Lee County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Berlin Wall Replica
if you seek peace--
if you seek prosperity
for the Soviet Union
and Eastern Europe--
if you seek liberalization.
come here, to this gate.
Mr. Gorbachev. Open this gate.
Mr. Gorbachev. Tear down this wall.
President Reagan's speech card from his
remarks in Berlin, June 12, 1987
National Archives, Ronald Reagan Library,
Simi Valley, California
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Cold. In addition, it is included in the Berlin Wall, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #40 Ronald Reagan series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 12, 1991.
Location. 41° 50.579′ N, 89° 28.914′ W. Marker is in Dixon, Illinois, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of East 2nd Street and South Galena Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East 2nd Street. Marker is on the northeast corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dixon IL 61021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wings of Peace and Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Our Fathers — Veterans of 1861-1865 Ward T. Miller (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Supports Fremont for President (about 300 feet away); First Christian Church (about 500 feet away); Dixon Public Library (about 600 feet away); Dixon Historic Center (approx. ¼ mile away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dixon.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.