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Buchenwald Memorial in Weimarer Land Kreis (District), Thuringia, Germany
 

“Goethe's Oak” / „Goethe-Eiche”

 
 
"Goethe's Oak" / „Goethe-Eiche” Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
1. "Goethe's Oak" / „Goethe-Eiche” Marker
Inscription.

Position of the "Goethe's Oak"
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Standort der „Goethe-Eiche”
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[French and Russian text not translated]
 
Erected by Buchenwald Memorial Foundation.
 
Location. 51° 1.395′ N, 11° 15.087′ E. Marker is in Buchenwald Memorial, Thuringia, in Weimarer Land Kreis (District). Touch for map. Follow the signs. Site is approximately 10 km NW of Weimar, off Blutstraße, west of Ettersburger Straße (L1054). Marker is in this post office area: Buchenwald Memorial, Thuringia 99427, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Inmates' Laundry and "Goethe Oak" (a few steps from this marker); Depot / Kammergebäude (within shouting distance of this marker); Storage Cellar / Vorratskeller (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Road / Lagerstraße (within shouting distance of this marker); Bulgarian Political Prisoners / Bulgarische politische Häftlinge (within shouting distance of this marker); British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald
"Goethe's Oak" / „Goethe-Eiche” and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
2. "Goethe's Oak" / „Goethe-Eiche” and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Female Victims of Buchenwald (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Stake and Cart / Pfahl und Karren (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buchenwald Memorial.
 
Also see . . .
1. Buchenwald Memorial Official Site. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Buchenwald in USHMM Holocaust Encyclopedia. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Buchenwald: History & Overview. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Buchenwald Concentration Camp. (Submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EnvironmentWar, World II
 
"Goethe's Oak" / „Goethe-Eiche” Stump Remnant image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2013
3. "Goethe's Oak" / „Goethe-Eiche” Stump Remnant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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