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Koloniën van Weldadigheid (agricultural pauper colony)

Koloniën van Weldadigheid (agricultural pauper colony) is part of the Tentative list of Netherlands in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Click here for a short description of the site, as delivered by the state party.



  • Tentative

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Site Info

Site History

  • 2015 - Submitted 
  • 2015 - Revision Transboundary with Belgium, after being on the Dutch T List since 2011

In the News


The site has 5 locations.

  • Frederiksoord – school of horticulture
  • Ommerschans – cemetery
  • Veenhuizen – ‘second institution’
  • Wilhelminaoord - school
  • Willemsoord – church