Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
Marker translated into English:
From 1879 until the dissolution of Bavarian Army, this barracks housed the Royal Bavarian 2nd Field Artillery Regiment "Horn". During its existence from 1824 to 1919, it admirably performed its duty in the campaigns of 1848, 1866, 1870-71 and in the 1914-18 World War.
Location. 49° 47.767′ N, 9° 58.764′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bavaria. Marker is at the intersection of Nürnberger Straße and Werner-von-Siemens Straße, on the left when traveling west on Nürnberger Straße. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Würzburg, Bavaria 97076, Germany.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richard Wagner (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); Adolf Eugen Fick (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); a different marker also named Richard Wagner (approx. 3 kilometers away); Julius Reichsgraf Von Soden (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); Ehem. Hauger Stiftshof / Former Haug Canon House (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); Philipp Franz Von Siebold (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); Würzburg Jewish Deportation Memorial (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); Frühgotische Doppeltoranlage / Early Gothic Double-Gate Structure (approx. 3.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
Regarding Faulenberg Barracks. The Regiment's appellation "Horn" is in honor of the former Bavarian General and Defense Minister Carl von Horn.
Also see . . . Alte Feuerwehrschule Würzburg (The Old Würzburg Firemens School). Stephan Kuhn's blog (in German) provides photos and a history of the barracks. Picking up where the marker left off: Between 1919 and 1939, the barracks were first used by the police, and there after by machinegun- and communications units. From 1945, the barracks was used by the American armed forces. (Submitted on October 24, 2014.)
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 408 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.