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Stegi: Es war sehr schön, es hat mich sehr gereut.




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Hidden : 04/07/2006
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Kurze aber steile Wanderung zur Ruine des Galgenberges bei Raabs a. d. Thaya. Parkmöglichkeit gibt es hier: N48°50,850 E015°30,607
Short but steep hike to the ruin of the gallows of Raabs a. d. Thaya. There's a parking lot at N48°50,850 E015°30,607

1818 letzte Hinrichtung eines Brandstifters, durch dessen Schuld auch ein Mensch ums Leben kam. Dieser Berg war früher unbewaldet und der Galgen weithin sichtbar. Vom Söller der Burg Raabs besteht ein direkter Blick auf die hochgerichtliche Hinrichtungsstätte. Durch Schwenken eines weisen Tuches vom Söller gab der Schlossherr dem Henker das Zeichen zur Hinrichtung.
Die Angehörigen eines Verurteilten mussten sich beim „Urlauber Marterl“ (Villensteig Nr. 9) verabschieden.
"Gallows Hill"
In 1818 there was the last execution of an arsonist, from which fault one man died. This hill once was not wooded and the gallows from far away visibly. Also from the castle in Raabs the gallow was direct visibly. From this castle the duke gave the hangman the sign for the execution.
The family of the convict have to say goodnye at the "Urlauber Marterl" (Villensteig Nr.9).

Der Cache ist eine kleine Lock-Lock-Box und beinhaltet neben dem Logbuch noch einen Bleistift und kleine Tradingsitems.
The cache is a small Lock-Lock-Box and contains a logbook, small tradingitems and a pencil.

Viel Spass!
Happy Hunting!

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[DE:] tebßre Fgrva
[ENG:] ovt fgbar

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