“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Prichsenstadt in Landkreis Kitzingen, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)

Karlsplatz 9

Historischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk

Karlsplatz 9 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 26, 2017
1. Karlsplatz 9 Marker
Inscription. Mansarddach mit barocker Fassadengliederung

1625 urkundlich erwähnt als Wohnstatt des Stadtschreibers Konrad Wiber

1779 Umbau im Stil des "Ansbacher Barock" durch den Rotgerber und Handelsmann Erasmus Kirchner mit Mansarddach und schlichter ansbachischer Fassadengliederung

1869-1937 koschere Metzgerei und Viehhandelsniederlassung betrieben von Isaak Künstler

1945 durch Fliegerangriff teilweise zerstört

2010/11 Restaurierung und Sanierung

[English translation:]

Mansard roof with baroque facade

1625 documented as the residence of the town clerk Konrad Wiber

1779 Reconstructed in the style of the "Ansbacher Baroque" by the hide-tanner and trader Erasmus Kirchner with a mansard roof and simple Ansbach-style facade

1869-1937 Kosher butcher shop and cattle-trade operated by Isaak Künstler

1945 partially destroyed in an aerial attack

2010/11 Restored and renovated

(Marker Number 10.)
Location. 49° 49.062′ N, 10° 21.194′ E. Marker is in Prichsenstadt, Bavaria, in Landkreis Kitzingen. Marker is at the intersection of Karlsplatz and Kirchgasse, on the left when traveling east

Karlsplatz 9 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 26, 2017
2. Karlsplatz 9 and Marker
The marker is visible just to the left of the door.
on Karlsplatz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Karlsplatz 9, Prichsenstadt, Bavaria 97357, Germany.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stadtturm / City Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Westtor / West Gate (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Wald um Rimbach / The Woods around Rimbach (approx. 6.8 kilometers away); Wilhelmina Schleiss (approx. 9.1 kilometers away); The Decline of the Jewish Community of Gerolzhofen from January 30, 1933 (approx. 9.1 kilometers away); Dingolshäuser Gate (approx. 9.1 kilometers away); Spital Gate (approx. 9.2 kilometers away); The Beadle’s Tower (approx. 9.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prichsenstadt.
More about this marker. This is 1 of the 22 markers that comprise a historic walking tour of the town.
Regarding Karlsplatz 9. The 1945 aerial attack mentioned on the marker occurred on April 5, 1945 and damaged or destroyed 7 homes and 20 barns.
Categories. Notable Buildings
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 10, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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