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

Raven Hotel / Hotel zum Raben

 
 
Raven Hotel / Hotel zum Raben Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2016
1. Raven Hotel / Hotel zum Raben Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  Hier stand bis 1908 das alte Hotel zum Raben

[English translation:] Until 1908 here stood the old Raven Hotel.
 
Location. 50° 2.696′ N, 10° 14.033′ E. Marker is in Schweinfurt, Bavaria. Marker is at the intersection of Markt and Kesslergasse when traveling north on Markt. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Markt 21, Schweinfurt, Bavaria 97421, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schopperschen Haus / Schopper's House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Olympia Fulvia Morata (about 150 meters away); Dr. Martin Luther (about 180 meters away); Schweinfurt German Expellees' Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Panzer-Regiment 4 Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Schweinfurt Romany Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Anno 1726 (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Schweinfurt Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schweinfurt.
 
More about this marker. The marker is found on the west side of the market
Raven Hotel / Hotel zum Raben Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2016
2. Raven Hotel / Hotel zum Raben Marker - Wide View
square, where Kesslergasse meets the square.
 
Also see . . .  Hotel und Restaurant Zum Raben am Marktplatz (Schweinfurtfuehrer.de). (English translation, follow link for original German:) It was one of the oldest inns in Schweinfurt with a very good reputation. It was supposed to have been built after the sacking of the city in 1554/1555, but at that time it had other names and bore the name "Zum Raben" from 1797 onwards....In 1908, the hotel and the Roth Bakery next to it were demolished and a new building was constructed, which still exists today in a repaired state (due to damage during bomb attacks). The structure has not functioned as an inn since 1908, when a Bavarian commercial bank moved in and a hotel was operated only on the upper floors. Today there is a bakery again on the site. (Submitted on December 5, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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