A tour of Camp King

The Kinderhaus - previously Haus Florida, Haus 997, Haus am Wald and Außerhalb 7 - now Jean-Sauer-Weg 2On Saturday, 15th September, 2018 there will be a tour of the area in Oberursel known as “Camp King” with local town guide Sylvia Struck.

The tour covers the history of the area from the Reichssiedlungshof in the 1930s, through the time of the Auswertestelle West up to the end of the U.S. Army presence in the town.

The meeting point is at the “Kinderhaus” in the Jean-Sauer-Weg at 2pm, and the tour costs 3EUR.

This is an interesting opportunity for local residents to learn more about the history of the area that they live in.

[highlight color=”blue”] The nearest U-Bahn station is “Kupferhammer”. [/highlight]

A tour of Camp King

The Kinderhaus - previously Haus Florida, Haus 997, Haus am Wald and Außerhalb 7 - now Jean-Sauer-Weg 2On Saturday, 10th March, 2018 there will be a tour of the area in Oberursel known as “Camp King” with local town guide Sylvia Struck.

The tour covers the history of the area from the Reichssiedlungshof in the 1930s, through the time of the Auswertestelle West up to the end of the U.S. Army presence in the town.

The meeting point is at the “Kinderhaus” in the Jean-Sauer-Weg at 2pm, and the tour costs 3EUR.

This is an interesting opportunity for local residents to learn more about the history of the area that they live in.

[highlight color=”blue”] The nearest U-Bahn station is “Kupferhammer”. [/highlight]

War and peace in Oberursel

A tour entitled “War and Peace in Oberursel” is being held on Sunday, 25th June, 2017.

A host of guides – Sylvia Struck, Hermann Schmidt, Angelika Rieber, Maren Horn und Dietrich Andernacht – will lead tour through the centre of the town to visit places where the town was once defended as well as places that played a roll in the wars of the 20th Century.

The tour is set to last around 2 hours and costs 3 Euro per person to take part.  The starting point is at the St.Ursula church at 2.30pm.

War and peace in Oberursel

A tour entitled “War and Peace in Oberursel” is being held on Sunday, 17th July, 2016.

A host of guides – Sylvia Struck, Hermann Schmidt, Angelika Rieber, Maren Horn und Dietrich Andernacht – will lead tour through the centre of the town to visit places where the town was once defended as well as places that played a roll in the wars of the 20th Century.

The tour is set to last around 2 hours and costs 3 Euro per person to take part.  The starting point is at the St.Ursula church at 2.30pm.

Town guides thanked for 10 years of tours

10 years ago a group of Oberursel’s residents met in the “Zum Schwanen” pub in the old town to begin their training as town guides.  Knows as the “Stadtführer”, they not only take groups around the town centre, but other parts as well such as the Hohe Mark clinic and Camp King.  They also offer walks along the Mühlenwanderweg and themed tours about the war memorials and jewish life in the town.

To celebrate their 10th anniversary, a group of the guides returned to the spot where it all began where they were met by Mayor Hans-Georg Brum and town treasurer Thorsten Schorr. [Read more…]

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