Bussum in Gooise Meren, North Holland, Netherlands — Northwestern Europe
— 75 Jaar Vrijheit Gedenkroute Gooise Meren —
Vanaf het station werden in 1942 honderden Joden uit Naarden en Bussum weggevoerd, ruim 600 werden om het leven gebracht. Eind 1944 liep de buurt veel schade op bij een bombardement op een Duitse munitietrein.
Hundreds of Jews were taken from the station in 1942 in the deportation from Naarden and Bussum, and more than 600 were killed.
At the end of 1944, the neighborhood suffered a lot of damage from a bombing raid on a German ammunition train.
Erected 2020. (Marker Number 1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the The Holocaust series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1942.
Location. 52° 16.86′ N, 5° 9.488′ E. Marker is in Bussum, Noord-Holland (North Holland), in Gooise Meren. Marker is on Stationplein, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bussum, Noord-Holland 1404 AK, Netherlands. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 kilometers of this marker Naarden; Erfgooiersroute (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Lange Bedekte Weg Naarden (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Bastion Turfpoort (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); De Promerskazerne / Promers Barracks (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Het Spaanse Huis / The Spanish House (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); De Utrechtse Poort / The Utrecht Gate (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Oude Stadehuis / Old City Hall - Marktstraat 22 Naarden (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Stadhuis / City Hall (approx. 1.7 kilometers away).
More about this marker. The marker is located in the plaza on the east side of Naarden-Bussum rail station. This is the first of 20 stops on the 75 Jaar Vrijheit Gedenkroute Gooise Meren (75 Years of Freedom Memorial Route of Gooise Meren).
Also see . . . 01. Station Naarden-Bussum (Gedenkroute Gooise Meren, in Dutch). Several paragraphs offering more detail, plus a 2 minute video narrated by the town historian. (Submitted on August 4, 2022.)
Additional keywords. Holocaust
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.