Statue - Halvezolenpad - Waalwijk, NL
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N 51° 41.047 E 005° 03.784
31U E 642618 N 5727920
Quick Description: This statue on the Halvezolenpad was offered to the city of Waalwijk by the Lions Club Waalwijk, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Lions Club Waalwijk.
Location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Date Posted: 6/1/2021 12:13:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM14AYD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Raine
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Long Description:
The Halvezolenpad (half a sole path) is an old railway line used for transporting many goods related to the manufacturing of shoes (big industry in the Waalwijk area) during the previous century. The railway line is no longer in use and large parts of it have been transformed into pedestrian and bicycle routes.

"The statue shows a mother and child waving goodbye to the father (leaving from Waalwijk train station) who has made shoes to be sold in the big city

The statue was offered the to Waalwijk community by the Lions Club Waalwijk to celebrate their 50th anniversary on March 24 2014" (translation from the plaque)

The statue is at the old train station location and was unveiled by the mayor Nol Kleijngeld on March 24th 2014
Source : (visit link)

More information about the Lions Club Waalwijk, please check their site: (visit link)
Street Address (if known):
Burgermeester van der Klokkenlaan
Waalwijk, NB NL
5141 EG


Condition?: Excellent

Visit Instructions:
1) Please provide a photo you have taken of the Friendship Arch, Monument or Plaque.

2) If known, please indicate the operating Lions Club responsible for the placement of the Friendship Arch, Monument or Plaque.

3) Any other information regarding your visit would be greatly appreciated.

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