Lots of stories are circulating about Dolmens. For example, it was once believed that these were stone beds, or that the heaps of stones were made by giant people, also referred to as Huynen. ‘Hunebed,' the Dutch word for dolmen, was supposedly derived from this. Nice stories, but nowadays, we know better. Dolmens are burial chambers from the New Stone Age, the period of 3200 to 3400 B.C. They were built by the first permanent residents of Drenthe, the so-called Funnelbeaker People.
The largest dolmen of Drenthe is in Borger, which is just a half hour drive from Norg. Here, you can also find the Dolmen Centre. This museum takes you all the way back to the prehistoric era and tells you the story of the dolmens.
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Opposite the nature reserve Zeijer Strubben is 100 meters to the right of the road Zeijen-Peest small dolmen D5 (Drenthe 5). The hunebedje is from the road can not be seen because it is in a pit ...
Two kilometers south of the village shops is Westervelde. Between the land is dolmen D2 (Drenthe 2) on a site next to a farm. The dolmen is medium and has not already been stone, nevertheless you can ...
Dolmen D1 (Drenthe 1) is the northernmost province of Drenthe dolmen located in the town of Steenbergen. Steenbergen was formerly a common name for a dolmen Drenthe and the city name Steenbergen will ...