Monument commemorating the landings of the Brandenburg and later, Prussian troops on the island of Rügen in the year 1715. Sandstone statue (3.4 m high, copy, click here for the original) on a column carved from one of the largest glacial erratics in North Germany, the Great Rock near Nardevitz on Rügen's Jasmund peninsula.
On the column:
friedrich wilhelm i
koenig von preussen
landete hier mit
koenig von daenemark
am xv november
Frederick William I
King of Prussia
landed here with
King of Denmark
on 15 november
On the base:
FRIEDRICH WILHELM IV
(click on the photo for an enlargement in a separate window.)
Inaugurated on 15 October 1855.
- Wilhelm Stürmer (Berlin 1774/75 - Berlin 1855),
Sources & Information
Location (N 54°21'25" - E 13°34'18")
Item Code: demv011; Photograph: 1 August 2016
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