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Gerolzhofen in Kreis Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Baroque Crucifixion Sculpture

Barocke Kreuzigungsgruppe

 
 
Barocke Kreuzigunggruppe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 29, 2014
1. Barocke Kreuzigunggruppe Marker
Inscription. Errichtet 1740 vom Bierbrauer-Ehepaar Johann Georg und Maria Barbara Stephan zur Erinnerung an drei ihrer 13 Kinder, die bereits im Kindesalter starben. Bei der Kirchenerweiterung um 1900 entfernt, 1985 wieder errichtet und 2008 renoviert durch Altbürgermeister Franz Stephan und Ehefrau Hildegard zum Gedenken an ihre Vorfahren.

Geschichte für alle - historischer Verein in Gerolzhofen, e.V.
Dr. Ottmar Wolf – Kulturstiftung

Marker text translated into English:

Erected in 1740 by by Johann Georg Stephan, brewmaster, and his wife, Maria Barbara, in memory of three of their 13 children who died in childhood. Removed in 1900 when the church was expanded, reinstalled in 1985, and renovated in 2008 by former Mayor Franz Stephan and his wife Hildegard in memory of their ancestors.
 
Erected by The Gerolzhofen Historical Society and the Dr. Ottmar Wolf Cultural Foundation.
 
Location. 49° 54.063′ N, 10° 20.918′ E. Marker is in Gerolzhofen, Bavaria, in Kreis Schweinfurt. Marker is at the intersection of Marktstrasse and Marktplatz, on the left when traveling south on Marktstrasse. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gerolzhofen, Bavaria 97447, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Baroque Crucifixion Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 29, 2014
2. Baroque Crucifixion Sculpture
The marker is on the church wall, just to the right of the sculpture.
are within walking distance of this marker. Parish Church (here, next to this marker); Chapel of St. John (within shouting distance of this marker); Catholic Rectory (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Owl's Tower (about 90 meters away); The Watchmen's Tower (about 120 meters away); The Beadle’s Tower (about 150 meters away); Spital Gate (about 180 meters away); The Former Adminstrative Building (about 210 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Gerolzhofen.
 
More about this marker. The scupture and its marker are to the right of the entrance of the Catholic church, located by the market square in the town center.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicChurches, Etc.
 
Baroque Crucifixion Sculpture - Lower Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 29, 2014
3. Baroque Crucifixion Sculpture - Lower Front Inscription
Wir werden in deinem Schatten Leben - We will live in your shadow
Baroque Crucifixion Sculpture - Lower Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 29, 2014
4. Baroque Crucifixion Sculpture - Lower Side Inscription
With detail on the deaths of (?), age 16, Johann Christoph, age 13, and Johann Georg, age 16, who lie buried in the churchyard.
Church Entrance and Baroque Crucifixion image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 29, 2014
5. Church Entrance and Baroque Crucifixion
 
 
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