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 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rabbiner Seligmann Bär Bamberger (approx. 3.3 kilometers away); Former Synagogue (approx. 3.3 kilometers away); Der Kreuzgang des Neumuensterstiftes / The Cloister of the Neumuenster Seminary (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); The Lower Main Mill Old Cranes (approx. 3.8 kilometers away); Mainstockheim Synagogue (approx. 12.6 kilometers away); Dettelbach Synagogue (approx. 13 kilometers away); The Bacchus Inn (approx. 13 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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 367 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.