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Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands
 

Het Pietershuis

 
 
Pietershuis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 19, 2017
1. Pietershuis Marker
Inscription.
Pieter Uytenhage, Schepen van Haarlem
stichtte in 1558 het Pietershuis.
Stichting had als doel: ouderloze jongens
uit de behoeftige stand groot te brengen
en een ambacht te leren.

Pieterhuis gesticht in 1558,
herbouwd in 1842.

[English translation:]
In 1558, Pieter Uytenhage, an Alderman of Haarlem, endowed the Pieters House. The endowment's goal was to bring parentless boys out of poverty and teach them a craft or trade.

Pieters House was founded in 1558, and rebuilt in 1842.
 
Erected by The ANWB.
 
Location. 52° 22.825′ N, 4° 38.018′ E. Marker is in Haarlem, North Holland. Marker is on Stoofsteeg just west of Koningstraat, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Stoofsteeg 6, Haarlem, North Holland 2011 TE, Netherlands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. May 8 1945 / 8 Mei 1945 (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hoofdwacht / Civic Guard Headquarters (about 240 meters away); Paterskerk (R.K.) / Church of Our Father (Roman Catholic)
Pietershuis - Above the entrance image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 19, 2017
2. Pietershuis - Above the entrance
(approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Site of Former Synagogue (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); De Waag / The Weigh House (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Simon Philip de Vries (approx. half a kilometer away).
 
Additional keywords. orphanage
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Pietershuis and Marker - Looking east on Stoofsteeg image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 19, 2017
3. Pietershuis and Marker - Looking east on Stoofsteeg
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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