Hans Christian Andersen lime tree in Augustenborg - Als, Denmark
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls
N 54° 56.609 E 009° 51.801
32U E 555304 N 6088843
Quick Description: Old and famous lime tree near Augustenborg castle. / Berühmte alte Linde am Schloß Augustenborg.
Location: Denmark
Date Posted: 12/7/2012 5:35:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMFW8C
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
Views: 12

Long Description:
The famous author of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen, was often at Augustenborg castle in the first half of 1800. It is told that he rested under that tree and got inspiration for several of his fairy tales. Today there is also a bench, so you could get inspiration from the lime-tree, too! There is a beautiful hiking path near the tree (see WMFQ1D).

Der berühmte Märchendichter Hans Christian Andersen war oft zu Besuch im Schloß Augustenborg nach 1800. Es heißt, er hätte immer unter dieser Linde gesessen und wäre dort zu vielen seiner Werke inspiriert worden. Auch heute noch steht hier eine Bank, also laßt euch ebenfalls inspirieren! Ganz in der Nähe geht ein schöner Wanderweg vorbei (siehe WMFQ1D).
Genus/Species: lime tree (Tilia)

Height: 32

Girth: 19

Method of obtaining height: Sighting along a 45 degree angle

Method of obtaining girth: Arm reaching

Location type: Park

Age: 250

Historical significance:
There is a sign at the lime tree telling about Hans Christian Andersen.

Website reference: [Web Link]

Parking coordinates: N 54° 56.742 W 009° 51.630

Walk time: 20

Photograpy coordinates: 00° 00.000 W 009° 51.632

Planter: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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