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St. George (Sv. Jirí), Miletín, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja
N 50° 24.247 E 015° 40.932
33U E 548480 N 5583786
Quick Description: Equestrian statue of St. George, patron of the town Miletín located in East Bohemia.
Location: Královéhradecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 6/14/2010 1:12:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM91P6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1
Views: 101

Long Description:
East Bohemian town Miletin has St. George in its coat-of-arms. That is why councilmen decided in 1892 to order equestrian statue of the town patron for new fountain, which was dedicated on August 6, 1892 in the centre of the small town square. St. George in his typical interpretation on the horse with his atributes - spear and standard with the cross fighting with dragon is standing here more than century. A few times was the beatiful statue vandalised and also the fountain was abolished during the century but St. George is still here and he fights his endless battle with the evil.
Identity of Rider: St. George (Sv. Jiří)

Name of artist: Josef Mistr z Rohoznice

Date of Dedication: 1892

Material: Stone

Position: Two Hooves Raised

Identity of Horse: Not listed

Unusual Features: Not listed

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