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This Fortress in the ittle town Oude Schild was build in 1574 by King Willem van Oranje During the Golden Age the fortress was used as a prison and a courthouse. A few people were excecuted because of muteny.

Napoleon Bonaparte made the fortress stronger in 1811 and even build 2 extra fortresses at both sites of this one. (Fortress Lunette and Fortress Redoute.

Later the stones of the fortress were used to build houses in town.
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Apr 10 2014 20:19 GMT jmcdh
Lovely photos Annamaria
Apr 10 2014 20:49 GMT MargNZ
Interesting landscapes and a nice collage Annamaria :)
Apr 10 2014 21:09 GMT Papagena
Fantastic collage of these nice places with a stunning history !! And above all a great end of the stones Anna-Maria !!
Apr 10 2014 21:09 GMT bandsix
Great collage, Anna-Maria:)
Apr 11 2014 14:44 GMT Lalbabu
Beautiful collage and a fine information !!!!
Apr 11 2014 23:30 GMT Midworlder PRO
I'm surprised I can't see "Hans was Here" scratched into something :-)
Apr 12 2014 17:29 GMT Annamaria
Roger, I am almost sure that Hans has visited this place too ;-))
Apr 12 2014 18:42 GMT Lie
Great collage from the fort in texel...
Apr 15 2014 17:40 GMT elsje323
beautiful landscape/sky collage