Stone of Wisdom

In front of the Remigius Church in Viersen, two mighty stones are reminiscent of the so-called sage and pillory stones.In the past these large stones were used to support case law. For example, in the past, the accused were led around the stone three times before they...

Strong Helmes

The strong Wilhelm from the Lower Rhine, Sterk Helmes, according to legend, an extremely strong person, even the Romans were afraid of.Sterk Helmes, “Arminius” & “The strong Wilhelm”, it is indisputable that the Romans built settlements for...

Saint Irmgadis

Saint Irmgadis lived in seclusion in the Lower Rhine and helped the poor and sick, her bones are now in Cologne Cathedral. On a summer day, a noble rider is said to have visited Saint Irmgadis and tried to kidnap her. With difficulty she fended off the rider and said...

Mary’s picture Kevelaer

Mary’s picture Kevelaer, according to the stories, the merchant “Hendrik Busmann” heard a voice on his way (Weeze after Geldern) telling him to build a chapel. Since the money was scarce at that time, the merchant hesitated. He heard the voice twice...