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Vana-Vigala Manor
Vana-Vigala Manor
Vana-Vigala is located in Estonie
Coordinates: 58°46′11″N 24°16′25″E / 58.76972°N 24.27361°E / 58.76972; 24.27361
CoontyRapla Coonty
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)

Vana-Vigala is a veelage in Vigala Pairish, Rapla Coonty in wastrern Estonie.[1]

Syne 2002 a metal festival Hard Rock Laager is held in Vana-Vigala ivery simmer.

Vana-Vigala Manor[eedit | eedit soorce]

Vana-Vigala estate (German: Fickel) dates frae 1420, when a first, fortifee'd manor hoose wis biggit in the vicinity o the present biggin. The present-day biggin housomeivver wis erectit in 1772-1775. It is biggit on saft grund an haes haed tae be strenthened on several occasions. In 1858 an 1864, restorations war carriet oot an the façade chyngit. Durin the revolution o 1905, rioters put fire tae the hoose, wi hivy damage ensuin, includin the loss o the 20,000 volume librar. The hoose wis efterwairds restored, an bi 1914 haed regained maist o its earlier leuk. In the 18t century, a romantic pairk an a deer pairk wis laid oot aroond the manor.[2]

Durin its amaist entire history, the estate belangit tae the Uexküll faimily, who awned the estate frae 1420 till 1919, when it wis expropriatit follaein Estonie's declaration o unthirldom. The biggin haes subsequently servit as different educational institutions.[2]

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  1. "NGA GeoName Database". National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Archived frae the original on 8 Juin 2008. Retrieved 9 Julie 2008.
  2. a b Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 96. ISBN 9949-10-117-4.