Nicolaaskerk, Vlieland - The Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein
N 53° 17.749 E 005° 03.899
31U E 637624 N 5907167
Quick Description: The Church of Vlieland dates from 1647 and is a true sailor church.
Location: Friesland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 9/4/2013 3:42:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ086
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Church of Vlieland dates from 1647 and is a true sailor church. The building was used with a lot of wood from wrecked ships that beachcombers from the beach shrugged. Ship Masts were used as pillars. The color in which the church is painted - deep dark accents this Once more extra. In its simplicity, the church special. Brass chandeliers hang from the ceiling, which is donated by Michiel de Ruyter, who regularly went for deer on Vlieland and also had his own house. For the church you can find old whale jaws (Vlielanders also went on whaling) and were once gravestone.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1647

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 10:00 AM

Street address of Church:
Kerkplein 9
Oost-Vlieland, Friesland The Netherlands


Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Not listed

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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