The Watchmen's Tower

The Watchmen's Tower (HM1H2R)

Location: Gerolzhofen, Bayern 97447 Unterfranken
Country: Germany
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N 49° 54.104', E 10° 20.852'

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Hier stand der Türmersturm als inneres Tor der nördlichen Doppel-Toranlage. Das Tor wurde 1340 erstmals erwähnt, 1511 unter Bischof Lorenz von Bibra wurde das Tor zu einem Turm erhöht. Wohnort des Gerolzhöfer Turmers. Im Februar 1878 abgebrochen.

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historischer Verein in Gerolzhofen, e.V.
Dr. Ottmar Wolf - Kulturstiftung

Marker text translated into English:
Here stood the watchman's tower as the inner gate of the northern double-gated entryway. The gate was first mentioned in 1340, and in 1511 under Bishop Lorenz von Bibra a tower was added. Barracks of the town watchmen. Dismantled in February 1878.
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The Gerolzhofen Historical Society
Dr. Ottmar Wolf Cultural Foundation
HM NumberHM1H2R
Placed ByThe Gerolzhofen Historical Society and the Dr. Ottmar Wolf Cultural Foundation
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees49.90173333, 10.34753333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 54.104', E 10° 20.852'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 54' 6.24" N, 10° 20' 51.12" E
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Area Code(s)541
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 Marktstraße, Gerolzhofen Bayern 97447, DE
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