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Forts in De Beemster

WESTBEEMSTER

In De Beemster there are 5 forts from the Stelling van Amsterdam. From west to east they are: Fort Spijkerboor, Fort Jisperweg, Fort Middenweg (all ...

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Werelderfgoed de Beemster

MIDDENBEEMSTER

Fancy living approximately 3.5 metres below sea level! This is probably what many foreigners think. The Dutch know better. In the 17th century, man ...

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De Nederlands Hervormde (Grote) Kerk

DE RIJP

Conference centres
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Old townhall Grootschermer

GROOTSCHERMER

The old Townhall of Grootschermer (Raadhuis) will be open to visitors from May 1st until September 30th during the weekends from 12.00-17.00 hrs. ...

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Culvert in the Volgerweg - Jispersloot

MIDDENBEEMSTER

Part of the Stelling van Amsterdam. This concrete culvert was laid under the road and facilitates communication between the sections on both sides of ...

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Inundation lock in the Southern Beemster ring dike

ZUIDOOSTBEEMSTER

De Inundation lock is part of the Stelling van Amsterdam and was laid by the War Department between 1890 and 1891. The lock was the key point in the ...

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Weigh-bridge

WESTBEEMSTER

The beautifully restored weigh-bridge was built in the summer of 1952 by the Cooperative Sugar Factory, 'Puttershoek' to weigh sugar beet. Sugar beet ...

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Marsh gas installation

MIDDENBEEMSTER

About 1850 farmer Wouter Sluis from De Beemster discovered something strange in the water that came from the Norton well. As it came to the surface, ...

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Fort Jisperweg

ZUIDOOSTBEEMSTER

The fort lies on the southern ring dike of De Beemster polder. The North Holland Canal runs behind the fort and the dike. Until the closure the fort ...

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Fort Middenweg

ZUIDOOSTBEEMSTER

The fort lies on the southern ring dike of De Beemster polder. The North Holland Canal runs behind the fort and the dike. An inundation lock for De ...

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