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Hermann, Missouri: Hermann the German

Two thousands years after the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, the small town of Hermann erected a statue in honor of its Germanic namesake. Hermann is in the Missouri Rhineland, is the state's sausage capital, and celebrates Oktoberfest and Maifest.

Address:
Market St., Hermann, MO
Directions:
North edge of town, in the median of Hwy 19/Market St. just south of its intersection with Hwy 100/1st St.
Admission:
Free
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Hermann the German.

Germany's Liberator

Germany's Liberator is in the middle of rural Missouri. Hero of the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, Arminus (aka "Hermann") liberated parts of Germany permanently from Roman occupation. Two thousands years later the small town of Hermann erected a statue in honor of its namesake. The statue is surrounded by a small garden.

[Steven Emmons, 07/20/2014]

Hermann is also honored with a statue (and giant footprint) in Minnesota.


Nearby Offbeat Places

Steamboat MemorialSteamboat Memorial, Hermann, MO - < 1 mi.
Daniel Boone's First GraveDaniel Boone's First Grave, Marthasville, MO - 23 mi.
Corn Cob Pipe MuseumCorn Cob Pipe Museum, Washington, MO - 25 mi.
In the region:
1870s Train Replica on a Wall, Cuba, MO - 44 mi.

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