Michiel 2005

Michiel 2005

Posted on 07/19/2008


Photo taken on July 18, 2008



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Renovation project Ripperda – Shooter

Renovation project Ripperda – Shooter
The Ripperda barracks were built for the cavalery in 1882. Now it is renovated and it is to become a housing/business estate.
See here for more info (in Dutch, but with pictures): www.deripperda.nl/home/index.php
and aerial pictures: www.deripperda.nl/actueel/luchtfotos.php

The Ripperda barracks were named after Wigbolt Ripperda who was the governor of Haarlem during the siege of the Spaniards in 1572-73. The city surrendered after seven months because of lack of food. Ripperda was murdered by the Spaniards on July 16, 1573.

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