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Wordless Wednesday – Smiltene Revolutionary Memorial

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Memorial to revolutionary Jānis Palkavnieks, killed here by a governmental punitive expedition in 1906, just outside of Smiltene. Photo taken by me, August 2014.

Baltic Herald – January 11, 1906

This is part of my series of interesting newspaper articles and snippets that I find in the old Latvian newspapers available through Periodika. Most of the articles I post are in some way related to migration, wars or other events that are of particular genealogical or historical note.

Source: Baltijas Vēstnesis (Baltic Herald), January 11, 1906

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