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Poscard of Malmedy


Poscard of Malmedy
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Copyright: john vantighem (john1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 438 W: 0 N: 886] (8448)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-10-19
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Sony A350, Tamron 18-200/3.5-6.3 AF XR DI-II LD IF, SanDisk Ultra ll 4GB
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-10-20 13:31
Viewed: 740
Points: 2
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Malmedy is said to have been founded in 648 by St.Remacle, who established a convent there. The town's history has been intimately bound to the one of nearby abbey-town of Stavelot since the Middles Ages.

After Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo in 1815, most of present-day Belgium became part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, but Malmedy and Stavelot went to Prussia.

In 1920, Malmedy was incorporated Belgium as one of the areas redeemed by Germany after WWI. Nowadays, inhabitants of Malmedy speak both German an French

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  • swerM Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 40 W: 0 N: 32] (403)
  • [2014-10-20 22:25]

What a pleasant view of the street. Very well composed with so many sharp details.

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