Location: Van Andel Museum Center
1 segment from Potsdamer Platz
Under the watchful eyes of the public several segments were lifted out of the Wall at Potsdamer Platz in November 1989. One of which was inscribed with “Meijer”. As Frederik C. H. Meijer, owner of a supermarket chain in Grand Rapids got aware, he got at once in contact with the Berlin Wall Commemorative Group to secure “his” segment, which he donated to the Van Andel Museum Center in Grand Rapids.
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