Gedenkkreuz der Sophiengemeinde - Berlin, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69
N 52° 32.080 E 013° 23.385
33U E 390781 N 5821726
Quick Description: Gedenkkreuz der Sophiengemeinde auf dem Gelände der Gedenkstätte "Bernauer Straße" in Berlin.
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date Posted: 11/13/2019 12:01:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM11MFG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
Views: 1

Long Description:
[DE] Gedenkkreuz der Sophiengemeinde auf dem Gelände der Gedenkstätte "Bernauer Straße" in Berlin.

"Gedenkkreuz der Sophiengemeinde

Für den Ausbau des Grenzstreifens wurden etwa 1000 Gräber umgebettet. Möglicherweise wurden Sammelgräber mit Bombenopfern des Zweiten Weltkrieges nicht exhumiert und die Grenzanlagen über den Gräbern errichtet. An sie erinnert dieses Kreuz."

Informationsschild

[EN] Commemorative cross of the Sophiengemeinde on the grounds of the memorial site "Bernauer Straße" in Berlin.

"Commemorative cross of the Sophien congregation

About 1000 graves were relocated for the extension of the border strip. It is possible that collective graves with bomb victims of the Second World War were not exhumed and the border fortifications were erected above the graves. This cross reminds us of them".

Information sign
Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Wood

Characteristics of this cross:
cross made of wood


Describe the location:
Commemorative cross of the Sophiengemeinde on the grounds of the memorial site "Bernauer Straße" in Berlin.


Is this cross commemorative ?: Yes

Year of manufacture: Not listed

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