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Monday, June 17

Today is a name day for
Artis, Artūrs

Church Hill Linde - Birzgale

Address Birzgale, Birzgale parish, Ogre municipality

In 1567, a church made of pure oak was built on this site. In 1965, the church was destroyed by the communist occuation authorities. On the foundations of the ruined church the village council was built. The monument of Baznīckalns is the only memorial site in Latvia to the ruined church and its pastor Gotthard Friedrich Stender. Sculptor O. Feldberg.