Nederlands Hervormde Kerk - Gieten NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie
N 53° 00.331 E 006° 45.838
32U E 349968 N 5875222
Quick Description: Dutch Reformed Church aka Village Church located at Brink 8 in Gieten, The Netherlands.
Location: Drenthe, Netherlands
Date Posted: 5/11/2019 4:10:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM10HKA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
ANWB (visit link) has been placing information boards at monuments and tourist routes for around 35 years with the aim of introducing historic locations to not only visitors but also residents of the region.
Source: (visit link)

ANWB Monument Plaque, with number 62501/002, reads:

"• Dutch Reformed Church
The church history of Gieten dates back to the Middle Ages. Already in 1302 a "church lord of the village" is mentioned. However, the current church is of a later date. The tower became. to replace a loose bell chair. built in 1804. At the place where another church once stood. the current church building was erected in 1849. In the church there is a beautiful coat of arms of Nicolaas Harm van Echten.
baron Van Dongen.
Group that erected the marker: ANWB / • Nederlands Hervormde Kerk Fonds

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Brink 8
Gieten, Drenthe, The Netherlands

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