Der Norbert Stein

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  • Willi Winzig

    The Norbert stone reminds in large mast to the holy Norbert of Xanten (circa 1080 to 1134). In 1115, a thunderstorm surprised Count Norbert von Gennep on his journey. He had almost reached his goal when he was struck by lightning. He survived - and changed his life.From then on, the nobleman devoted his life to faith and founded one
    still existing order. The Catholic Church spoke him in 1582 sacred.
     The Heimatverein established this memorial in 1934.
    900 years after the historical conversion event, the "Norbertjahr" was celebrated in Vreden in 2015. On this occasion, the Heimatverein had a second bronze plaque attached to the memorial

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    • August 16, 2018

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Location: Vreden, Borken, Münster District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


  • Elevation80 m

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