Crime and punishment

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From the noose to the electric tag

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Inger-Marie Børgesen
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Inger-Marie Børgesen

Better manning rather than straightjackets

Six months before the new mental hospital in Nykøbing on Zealand opened, the soon to be appointed …

Keld Dalsgaard Larsen
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Keld Dalsgaard Larsen

Curiosity peaked by body on hill

Was Ry Gallows Hill really the site of executions? High Court attorney Holten, head teacher Nielsen…

Susanne Outzen
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Susanne Outzen

Headless skeleton found

In July 1926, the local prehistoric researcher J. Walther carried out an archaeological…

Peter Dragsbo
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Peter Dragsbo

Tønder sets a fashion

Out with Italy, long live Møgeltønder." That was the battle cry when young architects from…

Peter Dragsbo
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Peter Dragsbo

Big bang for housing and brothels

The naval base doubled the town population almost overnight. New streets and houses shot up…

Elsemarie Dam-Jensen
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Elsemarie Dam-Jensen

Tønder residents start loving their neighbours

In the 18th century, a new religious piety began spreading in Tønder, and one aspect of pietism…

Thomas Roland
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Thomas Roland

Forum Romanum in Høng

Høng was only a village of low, thatched cottages when C.F. Hansen's impressive courthouse…

Thomas Roland
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Thomas Roland

Metropolitan oasis

The City Court is the first building I recall from my childhood visits to Copenhagen. The six…

Kathrine G. Bjerregaard
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Kathrine G. Bjerregaard

The sleeping giant

H.C. Ørsted Værket is in the southern part of the Port of Copenhagen. From the day it started…

Kathrine G. Bjerregaard
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Kathrine G. Bjerregaard

A doubly useful house" "

Over the entrance to the former prison and manufacturing house is a notice that says: A doubly…

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