The Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall (HM1IQ0)

Location: Eureka Springs, AR 72632 Carroll County
Country: United States of America
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N 36° 24.579', W 93° 43.389'

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· Between 1945-1961 2.7 million escaped East Germany
· In 1960, 200,000 East Germans escaped to Freedom
· Order given to build Wall - Sunday, Aug. 13, 1961
Construction began Aug. 16, 1961; completed 2 mos. later
· Initially 6 ft. high bricks topped with barbed wire
· 1970 - Wall raised to 10 ft. steel-reinforced concrete
· Length 103 miles
· 200 East Germans killed trying to escape
· Most artwork on wall done at night
· In darkness, this artist saw light; in despair, the Word of God; in repression, hope for freedom
· The Wall fell on November 9, 1989
· So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed... John 8:36

HM NumberHM1IQ0
Placed ByEureka Springs Passion Play
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 435162 N 4029629
Decimal Degrees36.40965000, -93.72315000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 24.579', W 93° 43.389'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 24' 34.74" N, 93° 43' 23.34" W
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Area Code(s)501, 479
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs AR 72632, US
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