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Frankfurt am Main in Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
 

Tugendbrunnen / The Virtue Fountain

Frankfurter Brunnen

 
 
Tugendbrunnen / The Virtue Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2016
1. Tugendbrunnen / The Virtue Fountain Marker
Inscription.  
Klassizistischer Pumpen-brunnen -
1832 an der ehemaligen Hl.-Geist- Kapelle aufgestellt als Ersatz eines Rokokobrunnens von 1768, dessen allegorische "Tugendstatue” über- nommen wurde.

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(English translation:)

Classical Pump-fountain. Was installed in 1832 at the former Holy Spirit Chapel as a replacement for a rococco fountain from 1768, but continuing to use that fountain's "Virtue" statue.

(Marker Number 4.)
 
Location. 50° 6.8′ N, 8° 41.047′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, in Frankfurt. Marker is at the intersection of Töngesgasse and Hasengasse, on the right when traveling east on Töngesgasse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60311, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jewish Ghetto Gate (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Staufermauer (about 180 meters away); Friedrich Stoltze Geburtshaus / Birthplace (about 210 meters away); Frankfurt Romani Memorial (about 240 meters away);

Tugendbrunnen / The Virtue Fountain and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2016
2. Tugendbrunnen / The Virtue Fountain and Marker
Joachim von Sandrart (1606 - 1688) (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Johann Wolfgang Textor (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Johanna Kirchner (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Hauptwache / Main Guardhouse (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfurt am Main.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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