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“Sweet Spot”

Süesswinkel

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
1. Süesswinkel Marker
Inscription.
Die abgwinkelte Gasse, seit 1314 Winkel genannt, war lange Zeit von Ställen und Misthaufen gesäumt.
Von da stammt wohl der 1538 erstmals
erwähnte Spottname
<< Süesser Winkel >>.

German-English translation:

This angled alley, known of since 1314, was for a long time lined with stables and manure heaps.

From that probably comes the nickname "Sweet Spot", first mentioned in 1538.
 
Erected by Stadt der Luzern (City of Lucerne).
 
Location. 47° 3.145′ N, 8° 18.275′ E. Marker is in Lucerne, Lucerne, in Lucerne (District). Marker is on Süesswinkel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Süesswinkel 5, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The "Donkey Stall" Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Little House" (within shouting distance of this marker); Von Laufenhaus (within shouting distance of this marker); "Deer Square" (within shouting distance of this marker); Pfyffer-Cloos-House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wine Market
Süesswinkel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
2. Süesswinkel Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Butchers’ Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); Johann Baptist Marzohl (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lucerne.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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