Chapel of St. John

Chapel of St. John (HM1HLD)

Location: Gerolzhofen, Bavaria 97447 Lower Franconia
Country: Germany
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N 49° 54.081', E 10° 20.934'

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Johanniskapelle

Im Jahr 1497 als Friedhofskapelle erbaut, vermutlich auf den Fundamenten älteren Taufkirche. Das untere Gewölbe diente bis 1816 als Aufbewahrungsort für die exhumierten Gebeine. In oberen Gottesdienstraum stand der Riemenschneider-Altar. Heute Museum.
Geschichte für alle - historischer Verein in Gerolzhofen, e.V.
Dr. Ottmar Wolf - Kulturstiftung
Marker text translated into English:
Built in 1497 as a cemetery chapel, probably on the foundations of an older baptistry. The lower arched area was used until 1816 as an ossuary. In the upper worship area was the Riemenschneider-Altar. Today a museum.
History for All - the Gerolzhofen Historical Society
Dr. Ottmar Wolf Cultural Foundation
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HM NumberHM1HLD
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Historical PeriodOther
Historical PlaceChurch/House of Worship
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Placed ByThe Gerolzhofen Historical Society and the Dr. Ottmar Wolf Cultural Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 at 11:04pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 403132 N 5528534
Decimal Degrees49.90135000, 10.34890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 54.081', E 10° 20.934'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 54' 4.86" N, 10° 20' 56.04" E
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Area Code(s)541
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 Kirch Alley, Gerolzhofen Bavaria 97447, DE
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