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Coventry in West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
 

Dresden Place

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 11, 2018
1. Dresden Place Marker
Inscription.
This plaque was unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Dresden Herr Gerhard Schill in the presence of His Excellency the Ambassador of the German Democratic Republic Herr Karl-Heinz Kern and the Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Coventry Councillor G.W. Sheridan on Wednesday the 3rd of April 1974 to mark the naming of this area ‘Dresden Place’ as a symbol of the friendship link between Dresden and Coventry born out of wartime destruction and now devoted to international understanding and peace.
 
Location. 52° 24.342′ N, 1° 30.693′ W. Marker is in Coventry, England, in West Midlands. Marker is at the intersection of New Union Street and Greyfriars Lane, on the right when traveling west on New Union Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coventry, England CV1 2PS, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christchurch Spire (a few steps from this marker); Grey Friars Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); Angela Brazil (within shouting distance of this marker); The Quadrant (within shouting distance of this marker); Ford’s Hospital (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct
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By Michael Herrick, August 11, 2018
2. Dresden Place Marker
line); Dame Ellen Terry (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Architect’s Vision (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Donald Gibson CBE (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coventry.
 
Also see . . .  Greyfriars, Coventry on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 15, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Peace
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 11, 2018
3. Dresden Place Marker
Christchurch Spire. The marker is at the right of the doorway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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