Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Amersfoort Day !

City view, 1588 (click to enlarge)

Amersfoort gained its city rights at June 12, 1259.

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6 comments:

  1. That's an interesting panorama. Can you still recognise familiar landmarks today?

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    1. Sure! Let's see; among others the hall church in the center, the large water gate, the high steeple.

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  2. Congratulations, a bit older than the towns around here.

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    1. There are some very old Indian villages in the South.

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  3. Happy Amersfoort Day, Rob! What kind of celebrations are afoot in Amersfoort to mark this special occasion?

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    1. Hey Nate! How nice to see you online. Unfortunately, due to the economic crisis, the city is out of money. So no festivities this year.

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