Monument commemorating the landings of the Brandenburg and later, Prussian troops on the island of Rügen in the year 1678. Sandstone statue (3.4 m high) on a column carved from one of the largest glacial erratics in North Germany, the Great Rock near Nardevitz on Rügen's Jasmund peninsula. The statue shows the Great Elector Frederick William of Brandenburg
On the column:
der grosse churfuerst
am xiii september
christian v koenig
the Great Elector
on 13 september
Christian V King
On the base:
FRIEDRICH WILHELM IV
(click on the photo for an enlargement in a separate window.)
Inaugurated on 15 October 1854.
- Wilhelm Stürmer (Berlin 1774/75 - Berlin 1855),
Sources & Information
Location (N 54°19'8" - E 13°27'42")
Item Code: demv008; Photograph: 1 August 2016
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