Friday, June 26, 2009

Middelburg ...

... Oostkerk / the East church
built: 1648 - 1667 ...

... pterocarya fraxinifolia ...
EN: The Caucasian Wingnut
NL: Gewone vleugelnoot of Kaukasische Vleugelnoot
FR: Ptérocaryer du Caucase - DE: Kaukasische Flügelnuss


... The old city moats are still there, as is one
of the city gates, the Koepoort gate (1735) ....
source: en.wikipedia.org

... mill 'De Seismolen' (1728) ...

... mill 'de Hoop'/the Hope
(1735/1755/1954)
...

... houseboats ...

... sundial with equation of time curves
at 'de Stadsschuur'.
The dial may be built in 1682,
but the Equation of time curves are drawn in 1842,
as is mentioned in literature about this dial ...

Middelburg ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... The first mention of Middelburg was as one of three
fortified towns (i.e., borgs) erected on Walcheren
(then an island) to guard against Viking raids ...

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