The Emlichheim Baptismal Font (Taufstein) Share on print Print Auf Deutsch lesen With its distinct square foot, round style, and the basin, the Emlichheim baptismal font is an example of the later style of Romanesque baptismal fonts. The sandstone quarries at Bentheim and Gildehaus produced these fonts between ca. 1170 and 1300. Sunday morning, as
This section collects original writings by Grafschafters and Bentheimers. Generally speaking, “Grafschafter” means someone from Grafschaft Bentheim who never emigrated. “Bentheimer” refers to an emigrant or one of his/her descendants. We seek to preserve their experiences in their own words—their voices and views. Here you’ll find letters, humorous stories, memoirs, and other writings that might otherwise be lost to history.