Haifa, Haifa District, Israel
The German Colony Story
Die Geschichte der deutschen Kolonie
Location. 32° 49.081′ N, 34° 59.367′ E. Marker is in Haifa, Haifa District. Marker is on Siderot Ben Gurion 0.8 kilometers west of HaGefen Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Shrine of the Báb Terraces and Gardens (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); The Crusader Fortress of the Knights of the Hospital and the Ottoman-Turkish Citadel of Akko (approx. 14 kilometers away); The Crusaders The Shrine and Mansion of Bahá’u’lláh (approx. 17.4 kilometers away).
More about this marker. This is one of several historical markers on the north and south sides of Ben Gurion Avenue telling the story of the German Templer Colony of Haifa.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry, Templers (religious believers). (Submitted on November 30, 2014, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.)
2. The Templers: German settlers who left their mark on Palestine. BBC Magazine article on the Templers. (Submitted on December 2, 2014.)
Additional keywords. Templer,Tempelgesellschaft,temple society,pietist,Deutscher Tempel
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2014, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 457 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2014, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. 4, 5. submitted on December 2, 2014. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.