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life in a small Town in Central Netherlands
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Name plate of ministers
This is a tradition in Protestant churches the name list of preachers/ ministers starting from the year of reformation. This date depends when the reformation took place. In Vianen they are not sure, but it happened somewhere at the end of the 1500's.
I always feel a link with history when you see these name plates
City in the west of the Dutch province Utrecht, founded by the Romans in 40 AD as a castellum at the Northern Fronteer of the Roman Empire. Received city rights in 1372, forensic city for North and South Holland's bigger cities, 33.650 inhabitants.
Woerden Community contains the towns and villages: Harmelen, Kamerik and Zegveld.