Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Gardelegen
Altmarkkreis Salzwedel

Sachsen-Anhalt

Rathausplatz
(Rathaus)

Roland

Roland, a Frankish military leader under Charlemagne, became a symbol of the independence of the growing cities from the local nobility. He is depicted as a knight with a drawn sword.
(Wikipedia)
Lutz Gaede
2002

Gardelegen /  Roland   Gardelegen /  Roland

Description

Sandstone statue of Roland with sword and shield with the coat of arms of Gardelegen. On his back as a tree with a jester.

Gardelegen - Roland Gardelegen - Roland

Inscription(s)

Errichtet
durch Initiative
des Fördervereins
des Handwerks
des Altmarkkreises
Salzwedel
18.4.2002

Ausführung: naturstein gehr

Tangermünde

Entwurf: Lutz Gaede Uchtspringe

Gardelegen - Roland

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°31'34" E 11°23'33"

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