Remembering the Border Landscape


The East German border and its associated landscape features and environmental modifications are remembered publicly and privately. Use the arrow above to view them sequentially or click on each highlighted item below.

Public Memorials

  1. museums

  2. stone markers along highways

  3. stone markers in villages

  4. informational signs and preservation of border towers

  5. warning signs about mine fields

Private Memorials

  1. personal stone markers

  2. East German border markers in private gardens

  3. standard of living differences