The building of Caesarea was named after the founder Mr F. Caesar. In the 20s (of the last century) the building was developped as a summerhouse for sicly people from the west of the country. Later on it was a sanatorium and a medical orthopedic children's house. Since 2003 the building has temporary tenants and it is waiting for a new destination.
There is still a church added to the building. You can walk in here. There are also various purposes to this church: meetings, wedding receptions, etc.
The cementery 'Heidehof' was constructed in 1940. In the 60s it was expanded with a part of the land 'Bruggelen' (this was owned by the Geldersch Landschap). In 1994 there was a crematory added to the place.
Close to the entrance you will see a big white cross. This is a war monument. Behind this monument there are graves of 55 ally pilots. The school 'De Bouwhof' has adopted this monument. Every year the students of this school will remember the pilots and wreaths are layed down.
'De Ugchelse Kei' is a memorial place. In October 1937 'De Ugchelse Kei' was given by Mr Boot to the Neighbourhood Association 'Ugchelens Belang'. After the 2nd World War 'De Ugchelse Kei' became a memorial place
In the early days the people of Ugchelen who had the religion 'Dutch reformed' went to the nearby village Beekbergen for the church. In the years they had the need to get a church in their own village of Ugchelen. In 1891 a church member build a little building for the Sunday school and evangelism goals on the place where the church is nowadays. In 1914 the little building was turned to a chapel. In 1924 they started to build the present church.
Around the village of Ugchelen you will find several lands. These lands are for growing corn, wheat or grain. When I was watching them, the farms/local people were only making the land ready for planting them. But it is nice to see the proces of seeing them grow.
Brongebied is in English source area. Winkewijertspreng is the name of the little/small stream running through this source area. It is possible to cycle through it (if you use the cycling trail of 20 km through Ugchelen). But you can walk through it as well. You will have nice views of the stream. If you want, you can walk throughout the source area.
At the end of the 1990s the Winkewijert has been repaired due to the subsidy of the province Gelderland and the Service Rustic Area. It was ainitiative of the Waterschap Veluwe Watersociety Veluwe) en the City Council of Apeldoorn. They wanted to repair a very important piece of culture history. The stream was showed again.
A good way to explore Ugchelen (and a bit of the surrounding), you can go cycling a route. This route last for 20 kilometer. There are parts of the route where you go up and down (through the forest). But it is allright, after peddling up it is really great to go down again. :) This is what you will see during the route:
Bronkerk (a church)
De Kei (a memorial of the people who lost their lives during a war)
Begraafplaats Heidehof (a cemetery)
Kiosk de Ughcelse Berg (where you can have a drink or snack)
Noorse Huizen (Norwegian houses)
Molen Bouwhofweg (mill)
Brongebied Winkewijertspreng (source area)
At the VVV (Tourist Information Desk) you can get this booklet regarding the suburb Ugchelen for the price of € 2.95 (about USD 3.69).
Spring time is such a great season! All the flowers coming out & seeing all these colours... Just lovely.
On the corner of Mettaweg and Hoog Buurloseweg you will find a tiny littly parc. At this parc you will ostriches walking around. It is fun to watch them, especially for kids.
At the corner of Brouwersmolenweg you will find the 'De Blikopener'. This is art made bij Willem Taverne in 2000.