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During my bike trip 12 km of my home


They sold it in 1729 to Petrus Adrianus van Affelen who was mayor of the Free van Sluis and founded a country estate here. After his death, this property belonged to his widow, Catharina van Uffelen, who changed the name to Rustenburg.
In 1770 the estate was sold to Daniel Veijs, who was married to Maria Zonnevylle. The name became Elderschans again. After Daniel also died, his heirs sold the Elderschans in 1800 to four Aardenburg notables, who each became a quarter owner. In 1841 there were even five owners. One of these was Pieter Christiaan Jacobus Hennequin, who in 1885 acquired the entire Elderschans.
He then had a country house built by Jan Adriaan Frederiks in an eclectic style. It was built at the point where two avenues, already built in the 18th century, intersected. The park was redesigned. After he died, his wife, Wilhelmina Johanna van Oostenwijk Stern, lived there for a while. In 1915 she moved to Hilversum and in 1919 she sold the estate.
This has known many owners since then. The manor was damaged by shellfire in 1944, and in 1945 the then municipality of Aardenburg bought it, to sell it back to a private individual in 1986. However, the park remained municipal property.

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