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Gold Commemorative Medallion

National Park Service, Centennial One Object Exhibit

National Park Service, Centennial One Object Exhibit

"The medal-like our meeting symbolizes more that the settlement of a boundary dispute. It commemorates the meeting of two people, in freedom and in understanding, to celebrate an act of reason and justice..."� Lyndon B. Johnson

This medallion commemorates the formal transfer of lands between the United States and the United Mexico States on October 28, 1967. The medal features an international boundary marker in the center. It was awarded to Joseph Friedkin, the former commissioner of the International Boundary and Water Commission, in recognition of his work on the Chamizal Settlement.

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  • Title: Gold Commemorative Medallion
  • Contributor: Chamizal National Memorial
  • Park Website: Park Website
  • National Park Service Catalog Number: CHAM 2758
  • Measurements: D 7.62 cm
  • Material: Gold
  • Date: November 1967

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