Nijmegen & Albany, sister cities
FAN is short for ‘Friendship Albany NY & Nijmegen’. The origin of this friendship between two cities dates back to the American liberation and reconstruction aid from Albany NY for Nijmegen, the Netherlands. It is an international connection via shared history, which is still being commemorated in both cities. Read about this unique story here.
From the private collection of Chloe Gavin.
Picture: © Anja Adriaans.
The plate was a gift to General J.M. Gavin, March 1947. Design by Th. Oor, Potterij “Oud-Delft”, Nijmegen.