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Dixon in Lee County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Berlin Wall Replica

 
 
Berlin Wall Replica Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
1. Berlin Wall Replica Marker
Inscription.
General Secretary Gorbachev,
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

 
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. Touch for map. Marker is on the northeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Dixon IL 61021, United States of America.
 
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); Lincoln Supports Fremont for President (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Christian Church (about 500 feet away); Dixon Public Library (about 600 feet away); Dixon Historic Center (approx. mile away);
Berlin Wall Replica Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
2. Berlin Wall Replica Marker
Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reagan Home (approx. half a mile away); Reagan Way (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dixon.
 
Categories. War, Cold
 
The Wings of Peace and Freedom & Berlin Wall Replica image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
3. The Wings of Peace and Freedom & Berlin Wall Replica
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 25 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.
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