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Re: Cavalry Hill

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  • Peter M
    Oops.. My goof. I kept looking at it, thinking it was wrong and sent the post anyway. Thanks for the correction. Peter M.
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 6, 2012
      Oops.. My goof. I kept looking at it, thinking it was wrong and sent the post anyway. Thanks for the correction.

      Peter M.

      --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, Helen Fedor <helenfedor@...> wrote:
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      > I think you mean 'Calvary Hill'.
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      > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      > From: mjmurph99@...
      > Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2012 19:26:27 -0700
      > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Cavalry Hill
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      > We stayed in Presov two years ago and there was a Cavalry Hill. we had a good view of it from our window. There were large "stations" along a winding path that went up to a small chapel at the top of the hill.
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      > From: Peter M <htcstech@...>
      > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Monday, June 4, 2012 9:07 PM
      > Subject: [Slovak-World] Cavalry Hill
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      > I read an old armchair tourist guide of Slovakia where the author visited an east-Slovakian village that had their own 'Cavalry Hill' away from their church. This was where 3 crosses and an outside altar was constructed to celebrate mass, saint's days etc.
      > As far as I know, there was no such thing in the towns and villages around my district of Galanta.
      > I'm curious to know if anyone here knows about this and if it is just a Greek Catholic tradition or a cultural tradition.
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      > Peter M.
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