Date: 21. October | 13:00 - 21. October | 15:00

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Old rescue exercise at Abeline’s Farm

21. October | 13:00 - 15:00

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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30. October 2019

kr.50,

The old rescue station located by Abeline’s Farm is open every Wednesday. The whole family can be rescued from the sea like in days of yore – with a cable car from the rescue station.

The storms hits the side of the ship, the rains pours down, and the captain does everything he can to keep the ship from going aground – but there is nothing to do; the ship does go aground! It rains on the shipwrecked people who are tossed about by the waves and left to their destiny…

On land, a group of men is making preparations. A message has been called in to the wreck master: a ship has gone aground! All hands get ready, the rope is led out and one by one the men on land rescue the whole ship’s crew!
Now your family can experience for itself how a rescue operation took place in the olden days.

Rescue station will open
There is a rescue station by Abeline’s Farm. In the olden days, it was used for rescue exercise where local folk practiced rescue operations at sea. By tying a rope, that was fastened on land to a boat support, to the stranded ship’s mast, it was possible to ease a chair out to the ship. One by one, the sailors on the stranded ship could sit themselves in the chair and let the rescue team on land pull them in. The museum curator at Abeline’s Farm, Lasse Justesen, says that Danish rescue stations have always held rescue exercises: “Four times a year the local rescue team met and tested their skills so they knew exactly what to do in case a ship went aground. It was necessary to keep track of many ropes that all had to be put together correctly!”
When we have rescue exercise at Abeline’s Farm we help each other to put up the ropes so that we can save big and small, brave sailors.

From Wreck Master House to Abeline’s Farm
Nowadays, we know the farm on the west coast of Jutland as Abeline’s Farm, but before that, before Abeline even moved in to the farm, it was a wreck master’s house and Abeline’s father-in-law was the wreck master. The job of the wreck master was to keep an eye on and report shipwrecks, stranded ships and recoveries on his part of the beach. The wreck master’s house was also the place where the shipwrecked people could stay the night after their rescue. Abeline’s Farm housed, among others, seamen from the German ship Elisabeth Rickmers, which was wrecked in 1894 on the part of the beach that belonged to the farm. Today you can still find traces of the great shipwreck, such as nameplates from the mighty ship!

Practical
All Wednesdays at 13.00
Address: Abelines Gaard Sdr. Klitvej 87, 6960 Hvide Sande – at the rescue station
Admission: Adults: 50 kr. Children and adolescents under 18 free of charge according to adults

Opening hours Abelines Gaard 2020
April – June
Tuesday-Sunday at 11-16
The coffee room is open Wednesdays at. 13-16.00 – Coffee / cake / entrance ticket can be purchased for DKK 75, –
Admission DKK 50 Children and adolescents under 18 years free of charge with adults

July – August
Every day at 11-17
The coffee room is open every day at. 13-16.30 – Coffee / cake / entrance ticket for DKK 75 (- does not apply to cake buffet)
Wednesdays there is a cake buffet DKK 85, –
Admission DKK 50 Children and adolescents under 18 years free of charge with adults

September – October
Tuesday-Sunday at 11-16
The coffee room is open Wednesdays at. 13-16.30 – Coffee / cake / entrance ticket for DKK 75, –
Wednesday, October 14 there is cake buffet kr. 85, –
Admission DKK 50 Children and adolescents under 18 years free of charge with adults

Abelines Gaard
Sdr. Klitvej 87, Haurvig
6960 Hvide Sande

Tlf. +45 9731 5127
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Details

Date:
21. October
Time:
13:00 - 15:00
Cost:
kr.50,
Event Category:

Venue

Abelines Gaard
Sdr. Klitvej 87,Haurvig
Hvide Sande, 6960
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