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Ahjuvare Settlement

Category Historical Attractions, Historical Attractions
Tiharu küla, Kõrgessaare vald, Hiiumaa
Coordinates 58.883976, 22.235369
GPS: 58° 53' 2" N, 22° 14' 7" E

Round stones with a diameter of 1.5–7 meters, ash, cuts of burnt
iron on 30 sand bulges. Fishermen from Courland came here to
fish and built themselves these lodgings. When fish became less
foreign fishermen stopped coming. Ruins of chimneys, ahjuvare in
Estonian, are what is left of their seasonal homes.

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