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Hagenbachturm, Breisach, Deutschland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DerSchnelleLinus
N 48° 01.717 E 007° 34.772
32U E 394099 N 5320457
Quick Description: [DE] Der Hagenbachturm auf der Straße Richtung St. Stephansmünster / [EN] The "Hagenbachturm" is located on the street towards the St. Stephansmünster in Breisach, Germany
Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Date Posted: 12/16/2013 8:22:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMJQ22
Views: 12

Long Description:

Der Hagenbachturm in Breisach wurde 1319 erstmals erwähnt, damals aber unter dem Namen "Phlegelstor", nach dem Name Phlegelin, die in dem Tor / Turm wohnte. Später diente der Turm auch als Gefängnis.
Den Name Hagenbuchturm gibt es seit 1525. Dieser geht auf den Landvogt Peter von Hagenbach zurück, welcher vor seiner Hinrichtung 1474 hier inhaftiert war.

[EN] The Hagenbachturm in Breisach was mentioned the first time in 1319, but at this time under the name "Phelgelstor", derived from the family name Phlegelin, which lived at this time in the tower. Later on, the tower was used as a prison as well.
The today's name Hagenbachturm was established in 1525. This name is derived from the name of the bailiff Peter von Hagenbach, who was imprisoned here prior to his execution in 1474.

Type: Gateway

Subtype: Municipal/Regional Entrance

Location: city of Breisach, Germany

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