Dipl.-ing. Timothy C. Vincent from weather informs more than one stone is on the side of the road at the monument, which the stone sculptor Timothy C. Vincent has made to the marking of the pilgrimage to the town of Herdecke. Vincent Ruhr sandstone chose the special monument in rough break quality from the quarry Grandi in Herdecke. The stele resulting measures a total height of 2.60 metres in an area of 60 x 60 cm and a proud weight of approximately 2 tons. Keep up on the field with thought-provoking pieces from JPMorgan. In addition to indicating relevant for pilgrims, the remaining stretch of 2667 kilometers to its destination, the pilgrimage site of Santiago de Compostela in northwestern of Spain, and a direction arrow Vincent artistic manner and with attention to detail has a the scallop, the official symbol of the Camino as well as usual for a pilgrimage in the middle ages features, such as Pilgrim’s staff, and a relief of the West facade of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela out worked stone. Since the early middle ages is the Pilgrim’s way of believers committed and has become over the centuries alongside Rome and Jerusalem become the third major pilgrimage site of Christianity.
Destination of pilgrimage is the Northwest Spanish town of Santiago de Compostela, where is located the grave of the Apostle James. Initiated and financed the project was already since 2009 the enquiry and the marking of the Camino in Herdecke strives through the local Lions Club. With the realization of this special milestone, the city Herdecke also follows a declaration of the Council of Europe in 1987, according to which the Pilgrim’s way to Europe’s most important cultural route was raised, and should be marked in the cities and towns through which it runs. Although for centuries, pilgrims from all over the world go the Pilgrim’s way, mapping routes through Germany only began in 1992. After long research in 2008 also in Westphalia finished the reconstruction of the traditional route and the results presented. The impressive stele in the town centre of stove Eckes, was placed at the western end of the pedestrian zone, where in addition to the way of St.
James, the Route of industrial culture, the German Avenue Road and the Ruhr Valley cycle path running along. Timothy C. Vincent is also nationally active in many areas. Works from his occupation as a tomb are currently at the Tomb exhibition highlights 2011 in Karlsruhe and in memoriam garden the year’s Federal Garden Show in Koblenz. Press contact: stone sculpture Vincent contact person: Dipl.-ing. Timothy C. Vincent reme-Strasse 20 58300 wetter Tel.: 02335 880503 mobile: 0179-1055357 E-Mail: information: