"Oudkerk / Aldtsjerk, NL" Oudkerk by dromosapien

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Van Sminiaweg

- a.k.a. Van Sminiawei, street named for the Sminia family aristocrats

* Aldtsjerk / Oudkerk, population: 670, Trijnwouden / Trynwâlden town in Tietjerksteradeel, Friesland. It is the birthplace of my grandfather (1888) and his parents.

Pauluskerk

- Paulustsjerke, church of Saint Paul

constructed: 12th century adjacent a monastery that was razed 1580 during the reformation. The tower was constructed 1795-1813 during the French occupation of the Netherlands
rijksmonument number: 35669
location: Van Sminiaweg 29 / Van Sminiawei 29

De Bregebidler / De Brugwachter

- On the right of ophaalbrug over the Murk River (lift bridge from 1925) is the De Bregebidler / Bridge Watcher statue

created: 1985
sculptor: Karianne Krabbendam (1951- )
location: Van Sminiawei 126 / Van Sminiaweg 126

  • Last visit to Oudkerk: May 2005
  • Intro Updated Jan 24, 2015
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