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Fishermens Point

Fischerstatt

 
 
Fischerstatt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
1. Fischerstatt Marker
Caption: Ausschnitt aus dem Stadtprospekt von Martin Martini 1597 (From the city map by Martin Martini 1597)
Inscription.
Mittelalterliche Schifflände. Um 1550 wurden die Bögen erstellt und darunter der Fischmarkt eingerichtet, welcher vorher am untern Weinmarkt abgehalten worden war. An die Fischerstatt schloss sich reussabwärts seit 1479 – 81 die stadtische Metzg an.

German-English translation:

Fishermens Point

Medieval docking point. Around 1550 the arches were erected, with the fish market set up beneath, which had previously been held at the lower wine market. Since 1479-81 the meat market was conducted downstream from here.

 
Erected by Stadt der Luzern (City of Lucerne).
 
Location. 47° 3.092′ N, 8° 18.294′ E. Marker is in Lucerne, Lucerne, in Lucerne (District). Marker is on Unter der Egg, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Unter der Egg 10, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Metzgerrainli (within shouting distance of this marker); Stammhaus Corragioni D’Orelli (within shouting distance of this marker); Pfyffer-Cloos-House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wine Market
Fischerstatt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
2. Fischerstatt Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Butchers’ Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); "Fire Alley" (within shouting distance of this marker); Metzgerrainli 6 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bakers Guildhall (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Lucerne.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Fishermans Workshop of the right, River Reuss ahead image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
3. Fishermans Workshop of the right, River Reuss ahead
Fischerstatt from the Weinmarkt image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
4. Fischerstatt from the Weinmarkt
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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