Saturday, March 21, 2015

Heerenveen Town Hall in Friesland, The Netherlands

Netherlands Groeten uit Heerenveen
(Greetings from Heerenveen)
New card of the old town hall north of the Netherlands

This is mailed in 2006 from the Netherlands.

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Heerenveen is a town and municipality in the province of Friesland (Fryslan), in the north of the Netherlands.  It was established in 1551 by three lords as a location for the purpose of digging peat which was used for fuel, hence the name (heer is "lord", veen is "peat").

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