Friday, July 16, 2010

Grumelange ...

... view on former Slate Site - Martelange ...
... Martelange, a former slate town, exploited
the slate schist from 1788 to 1985.
Only the Haut-Martelange (Luxemburg side)
is open to the public ...

source: ardoise.lu

... Grumelange and Martelange are border villages
between Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
They were part of Luxembourg's territory until 1839 ...


... some attractive ancient farmhouses and barn ...

... Saint-Joseph church (1700)
built by the brothers Kuborn ...

... memorial TIBOR Martin Arsène
1st sergeant Ardennais Hunters
Vinckt 27 may 1940 ...


... 'caution! bull - at your own risk' warning sign ...

... view on Grumelange ...

... the village of Grumelange lies along the
valley bottom in a bend of the River Sure ...
source: arlon-touristique.be

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