Canhusen

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CANHUSEN

State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Aurich (until 1976 Norden)
Incorporated into : 1976 Hinte

Wappen von Canhusen

Official blazon

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Origin/meaning

The arms show a canoe, which was found in the moors before the second world war. It dated from prehistoric times. It was burned during the war. The eagle is derived from the arms of the Allena family, who owned the (now destroyed) castle in Canhusen since the 14th century.


Literature : Leiner, K. : Panorama Norden. Norden, 1972.

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