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Forchheim in Landkreis Forchheim, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Blaue Glocke / The Blue Bell

 
 
Blaue Glocke / The Blue Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 20, 2019
1. Blaue Glocke / The Blue Bell Marker
Inscription.  
Erbaut im Jahre 1712 vom
Vorchheimer Glockengießer
Johann Conrad Roth
Am 20. Juli 1815 von Gastwirt
Heinrich Bayer aus Vorchheim
für 2050 Gulden gekauft und
heißt seit dieser Zeit Gasthaus
Blaue Glocke

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Built in the year 1712 by the bell maker Johann Conrad Roth of Forchheim. Was purchased on July 20, 1815 by Heinrich Bayer of Forchheim for 2,050 Guldens, and has since then been known as the Blue Bell Inn.
 
Location. 49° 43.253′ N, 11° 3.5′ E. Marker is in Forchheim, Bavaria, in Landkreis Forchheim. Marker is on Hauptstraße, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Hauptstraße 8, Forchheim, Bavaria 91301, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Georg Mayer-Franken (a few steps from this marker); Kolpingsfamilie Forchheim / The Kolping Family Forchheim (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Entrechtet, Deportiert, Ermordet / Disenfranchised, Deported, Murdered (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Königlich Bayerisches 1. Ulanen-Regiment Denkmal / Royal Bavarian First Lancers Regiment Monument

Blaue Glocke / The Blue Bell Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 20, 2019
2. Blaue Glocke / The Blue Bell Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here just to the left of the entrance, just above the menu (the white piece of paper that is visible).
(approx. 21.8 kilometers away); E.T.A. Hoffman (approx. 22.3 kilometers away); Ludwig-Donau-Main-Kanal (Ludwig Kanal) / The Ludwig Danube-Main Canal (Ludwig Canal) (approx. 22.3 kilometers away); Franziskanerkirch / Franciscan Church (approx. 22.6 kilometers away); Upper Bridge and City Hall on the Bridge (approx. 22.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forchheim.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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