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Recommended by 22 out of 24 hikers


  • Hitchhikers Guide

    The Försterkreuz is reminiscent of the
    Förster Gies and Steinsträter, the
    Shot by poachers in 1880
    were. Gies is to die in dying
    wrote his blood in the notebook: "H. has twice on me
    shot. "Great searches
    the Bückeburg hunters were unsuccessful. To honor the forester carries the
    Poacher hiking trail his name.
    Source: Brochure, wilderer-wanderweg.de/wd/winfos.html

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    • July 8, 2018

  • Andreas Seifert

    The name of the path was chosen in honor of the 125 years ago in the pursuit of poachers murdered by Wredeschen forester Gies and Steinsträter. In the name of the drama of the events is to find their expression.

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    • July 13, 2018

  • tingeljane

    At this point, the two foresters Gieß and Steinsträter were murdered on 31.05.1880 by poachers.

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    • July 17, 2018

  • Frank PB

    History in the forest: To commemorate the foresters who were murdered 125 years ago by poachers, the Försterkreuz was erected.

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    • March 10, 2019

  • Assisipilger

    Looking back into poor and violent times ...

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    • October 14, 2019

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Location: Detmold District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


  • Elevation450 m

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