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Heusenstamm in Landkreis Offenbach, Hessen, Germany
 

Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Cäcila / Catholic Parish Church of St. Cecilia

 
 
Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Cäcila / Catholic Parish Church of St. Cecilia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 27, 2017
1. Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Cäcila / Catholic Parish Church of St. Cecilia Marker
Inscription. mit Familiengruft der Grafen von Schönborn (with a familial crypt for the Counts of Schoenborn)

Erbaut von (built by): Maria Theresia von Schönborn 1739-1744

Planung und Bauleitung (Planning and Construction): Barockbaumeister (Baroque Master Builder) Balthasar Neumann

Bildhauerarbeiten und Hochaltar (Sculptures and High Altar): Johann Wolfgang von der Auwem

Fresken (Frescos): Christian Thomas Scheffler

Holzarbeiten (Woodcarvings): Franz Anton Hermann
 
Location. 50° 3.59′ N, 8° 48.391′ E. Marker is in Heusenstamm, Hessen, in Landkreis Offenbach. Marker is at the intersection of Schlossstrasse and Kirchstrasse, on the left when traveling north on Schlossstrasse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Heusenstamm, Hessen 63150, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heusenstamm World War II Victims Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Gasthaus zum Goldenen Löwen / The Inn at the Golden Lion (a few steps from this marker); Ehemaliges Kellergebäude und Zehnthaus / Former Ware- and Tithing House (within shouting distance of this marker); Schloss Heusenstamm / Heusenstamm Palace
Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Cäcila / Catholic Parish Church of St. Cecilia Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 27, 2017
2. Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Cäcila / Catholic Parish Church of St. Cecilia Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible to the left of the steps.
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Staufermauer (approx. 10.4 kilometers away); Friedrich Stoltze Geburtshaus / Birthplace (approx. 10.4 kilometers away); Frankfurt Romani Memorial (approx. 10.5 kilometers away); Joachim von Sandrart (1606 - 1688) (approx. 10.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Heusenstamm.
 
Also see . . .  St. Cäcilia (Heusenstamm) (Wikipedia, in German). (Submitted on September 30, 2017.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
St. Cecilia, Patron of the Church image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 27, 2017
3. St. Cecilia, Patron of the Church
Located in the outer church grounds wall on Kirchstrasse.

St. Cecilia is the patron saint of music and musicians. Here she is depicted holding what would appear to be a small harp.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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