Copenhagen City Hall Milestone - Copenhagen, Denmark
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 55° 40.551 E 012° 34.112
33U E 347104 N 6172683
Quick Description: A milestone found in the Copenhagen City Hall Plaza give the distances to various cities in Denmark.
Location: Denmark
Date Posted: 9/1/2012 1:03:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMF6NQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 78

Long Description:
A nicely carved 4' high stone in the Copenhagen City Hall Plaza has a top that resembles a crown and contains royal motif on all four sides. It is inscribed on all four sides. The first side mentioned Vesterport, the main railroad station in Copenhagen, the phrase "from this stone" and the names of two nearby cities - Roskilde and Køge

Side 1.

Nær Ved Dennesten (near by (places?))
Stod. Vesterport (Vesterport Station)
Frastenen (from this stone)
Maales.Veiene (?.roads)
Mod.Roskilde (?.Roskilde)
Køge

The other three sides give the names and distances of Danish Cities

Side 2.

Køge Over
Taastrup
40 Km
Vordingborg
94 Kilometers

Side 3.

Roskilde
30 Km
Ringsted
60 Km
Korsørs
107 Km

Side 4.

Holbæk
62 Km
Kallundborg
102 Km
Jyderup.
80 Km
Condition: Immaculate

Date placed: 1/1/1910

Material: Stone

Inscription:
See inscriptions and possible translations above in the long description.


Name of road: Betweeen H.C. Andersen Blvd and Rashuspladsen

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