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Apelstein Nr. 7
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Miracleworld
N 51° 17.240 E 012° 29.220
33U E 324767 N 5684777
Quick Description: Zur Erinnerung an die Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig - Schlacht bei Wachau
Location: Sachsen, Germany
Date Posted: 3/6/2013 12:25:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMGH5E
Views: 9

Long Description:
Zum Gedenken an die Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig wurden an wichtigen Orten der Kämpfe sogenannte Apelsteine aufgestellt. Insgesamt gibt es in Leipzig und Umgebung 50 solcher Denkmale. Der Leipziger Bürger und Schriftsteller Theodor Apel (1811–1867) ließ in den Jahren 1861 bis 1864 aus eigenen Mitteln 44 dieser Marksteine aufstellen. Sechs weitere wurden danach aus privater Hand, aus einer Stiftung Apels und von Vereinen errichtet.


The Apel-stones, named after the writer Theodor Apel from Leipzig who commissioned them, mark important events during the Battle of Leipzig. There are 50 all in all. They were sculpted by A. F. Aster and put up between 1861 and 1865.
Name of Battle:
Battle of Leipzig

Name of War: War of Liberation

Entrance Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Date(s) of Battle (Beginning): 10/16/1813

Date of Battle (End): 10/19/1813

Parking: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
Post a photo of you and/or your GPS in front of a sign or marker posted at the site of the battle.

In addition it is encouraged to take a few photos two of the surrounding area and interesting features at the site.
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