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Fountain Ahaus

On the square in front of the town hall, in the center of Ahaus, there is a monument in the form of a fountain. On the outside on the water reservoir on plaques the names of the inhabitants killed during the 1st World War.

The fountain with the name "Georgsbrunnen": The fountain consists of a round column in the middle with a figure of St. George. There are six memorial plaques on the outside of the fountain.

Inscription:
FROM AHAUS AND AMMELN
200 MEN DIED FOR THEIR
NATIVE COUNTRY. THE VICTIMS OF
WAR AND VIOLENCE

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Source

  • Text: Bjorn van Marle
  • Photos: Bjorn van Marle