Photo taken from a whisper boat on the water, beautiful spring day!
The church of Grootschermer has probably been in the same place since the beginning of the 14th century. The original "Suyytscermerk" collapsed in 1612 during a violent storm, as did the church of Schermerhorn.
The present church is a Protestant hall church from after the Reformation. Baptismal fence and benches are perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the hall. The 5-year-old David Leonardus van der Hammen, son of the preacher, laid the foundation stone on 15 June 1762. He later succeeded his father in the ministry. Adrianus Wolff, the husband of the writer Betje Wolff, was also pastor in Grootschermer. In the hall, above the entrance to the church hall, are the names of pastors from 1600 onwards.
The hall church of Grootschermer is largely still in its original state. In 1978 it was thoroughly restored, trying to restore the old colours as much as possible. The clockwork was also restored at that time. The dial on the east side is larger than on the west side. This is because the farmers v
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