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The Cross Hill

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Category Historical Attractions, Memorials and monuments
Location
Risti küla, Kõrgessaare vald, Hiiumaa
Coordinates 59.010277, 22.652222
GPS: 59° 0' 37" N, 22° 39' 8" E

A legend says two wedding parties collided and the groom from one and the pride from
the other were killed. The groom and pride left behind married themselves and marked
the fatal spot with a cross. A less theatrical explanation for the thousands of crosses is
that Coastal Swedes deported from Hiiumaa to Russia in 1781set the first ones before
leaving. Anyone passing by follows.

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