Stumbling Stones Heerenweg 95
STOLPERSTEINE / STUMBLING STONES
Jacob Zadok de Vries
Rosa de Vries-Leeuwe
Fimi de Vries.
The German artist Gunter Demnig started placing the first Stolpersteine in 1997 in the Berlin's Kreuzberg district.
Meanwhile there are Stolpersteine in many countries.
It reminds the Holocaust in World War II.
A Stolperstein is a concrete stone of 10 x 10cm, with a brass plate on top, in which the name, date of birth and decease and also place of decease is punched into.
The Stolperstein gets a place in the pavement in front of the former house of the victim.
By doing this, Gunter Demnig gives a private memorial to each victim.
His motto is: 'A HUMAN BEING IS FORGOTTEN ONLY WHEN HIS OR HER NAME IS FORGOTTEN'.
Borne was the first town in the Netherlands in which Stolpersteine were placed.
This happened the 29-11-2007.
- Text: Anneke Moerenhout
- Photos: Anneke Moerenhout
Address and contactinformation
- Heerenweg 95
- WWII grade:
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Point of interest
- Dutch War Grave Municipal Cemetery Krommenie
- Commonwealth War Graves Castricum
- Commonwealth War Graves Heemskerk
- Stumbling Stones Van Foreestlaan 10
- Stumbling Stones Dokterslaan
- Stumbling Stones Kennemerstraatweg 508