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Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department

 
 
Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
1. Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department Marker
Inscription.  
Vor 300 Jahren wurde das Wienerunterkammeramt
an dieser Stelle verlegt.
Der Stadtunterkämmerer überwachte auch
das Feuerlöschwesen.
Seither befindet sich die Zentrale
der Wiener Feuerwehr an diesem Platz.


[English translation:]
300 years ago the Vienna city lower chamber office was located at this spot. The lower chamber employees were also in charge of putting out fires. Since then the headquarters of the Vienna Fire Department has been located here.
 
Erected 1986.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 48° 12.696′ N, 16° 22.07′ E. Marker is in Stephansdom, Wien (Vienna). Marker is at the intersection of Am Hof and Farbergasse, on the left when traveling north on Am Hof. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Am Hof 9, Stephansdom, Wien 1010, Austria. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emile Jacques-Dalcroze (a few steps from this marker); Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball (within shouting distance of this marker);
Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
2. Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here on the corner of the large white building.
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Pope Innocent XII (Antonio Pignatelli) (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Henry Dunant and the Red Cross (about 120 meters away); Memorial Plaque of the Archdiocese Vienna at Judenplatz (about 120 meters away); Mahnmal für die österreichischen jüdischen Opfer der Schoah / Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial (about 120 meters away); Babenberger Stadtthor - Babenberg City Gate (about 120 meters away); Mozart Lived Here (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stephansdom.
 
Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department - Postcard View image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by P. Ledermann, Vienna, 1924
3. Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department - Postcard View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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Aug. 9, 2022