Bike Touring Highlight
The estimated two-tonne boulder stands at the crossroads of the dirt road, which leads from the nature friends home Grafhorn to Ceweteich, and the extension of the Grafhornstraße in the direction of the Great Star.Previously, Heineke had carved a stylized stagecoach on his farm with a hammer and chisel and the words "army and postal service" and "Hannover-Burgdorf-Peine-Braunschweig" in the Scandinavian granite. The lines were highlighted with weatherproof special paint. "The fact that the route went along here is covered by old maps, which were left to us by the Postmuseum Hannover," explains the 79-year-old. Stagecoaches, which transported letters and passengers in Germany since 1623, were a popular means of transportation until the early 20th century.
December 3, 2016
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