Sights

Hirschberg and nourish the environment are numerous tourist attractions and leisure activities. On this page you will find some hints and tips for leisure activities during your stay in Hirschberg.
If you are interested in a guided tour through the town of Hirschberg, please contact:
Dieter Bräutigam
Burgstr. 31
59581 Warstein-Hirschberg
Phone: 02902 1253
dbraeutigam48@gmail.com

Attractions in Hirschberg

Coalmines
Coalmines

The history of charcoal

The carbonization was carried detectable since about 800 AD in the Sauerland region and served as a fuel supplier for the iron smelting industry. The rich iron ore deposits and the high forests of oxygen and gave this country's winner-ideal location factors. In 1880 Theodor Leiße Holzverkohlungsunternehmen on a pile base in Hirschberg. Main customer was the Warsteiner ironworks. Due to a better transport links, he moved in 1882 after Meschede and built a manufacturing operation for further processing of coal to wood flour, dust and charcoal briquettes. Of the charcoal burners were employed up to 180 80 from the city Koehler Hirschberg. The carbonization was thus one of the main sources of income of many Hirschberger. The ever-increasing competition from coal and chemical charcoal production led to the end of Waldköhlerei.

The revival of old crafts

Coalmines 1974, shortly before the municipal reorganization, has been on the site, an old charcoal kiln site, at the initiative of the then mayor of the city Hirschberg and SGV Chairman Paul H. Wellmann's a show-burning, as a technical monument of Hirschberger charcoal and also as a visual aids for everyone built. Kohler helped the former Hirschberger city officials to build. 1980, decided the SGV Hirschberg Department to revive the old craft Hirschberger again. Under the expert guidance of the three was still alive Köhlering Henry Cramer, and Charles Henry Hirnstein Mester husband built four SGV hobby Köhler a coal pile and burned it off. Since 1980, the SGV division Hirschberg periodically abgrebrannt has several reactors.
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Information about the kiln weeks in Hirschberg, with specific program and background information can be found on the website of SGV division
http://www.kohlenmeiler.net
Hirschberger Gate
Hirschberger Gate

The history of the Hirschberg gate

In 1753 the architect was Johann Conrad von Schlaun of Elector and Archbishop Clemens August, the owner of the Hirschberg hunting lodge, the Order in the courtyard wall of the castle to build a Jagdtor. It shows scenes of a Jagdtor hounds: on the left door leaf of a staged hunting dogs deer is seen, which rears up and tries to shake off the pack, a boar right in agony, which wards off the dogs. The emblem on the left wing shows the initials CA for Clemens August. On the right wing of his coat of arms is depicted. After Clemens August died in August 1761, the Hirschberger hunting lodge was by his successors until just rare, not used at all anymore. Between the years 1802 - 1810 the dilapidated hunting lodge was finally demolished. In 1826 the gate on the advice of the local council to protect it from decay, transported to Arnsberg. There it was built on Castle Hill and renovated again. Am Schlossberg, Arnsberg is the original Hirschberger gateway to admire today.
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Replica of the gate Hirschberger

Replica of the gate Hirschberger The Hirschberg was always a concern, Hirschberger gateway to get back to Deer Mountain. For 700-year anniversary of the decision was made to make a replica in approximately 70% of original size. Under the direction of Reinhard Joangieseker have created Josef Kaup, Erich Doetsch, Frederick Franz and Stefan brain stone in about 3 months of construction, a very detailed piece of art. These five Hirschberger citizens have sacrificed during the construction period, every spare hour and sometimes even given away for their holidays, to such a great document of the history Hirschberger again to give life. Good ideas, lots of skill, dexterity and endurance is very much they have succeeded in producing this structure. The iron gates were required by the former Hirschberger Alfonso groom, who now lives in Meckenheim at Heidelberg, made free in a very artful form. The amount of material he turned to his former place of residence, free of charge. After all this voluntary work and donations of material, it is very cost-effective managed to create an almost identical replica of the Hirschberg gate. After many discussions in the Hirschberger population about the different possible locations, the organizers have decided to build the gate at its original location again. It's in the Castle Street, in the driveway Budde / Assmann Arens. With a deviation of a few meters, it should have been standing in the period 1753 to 1826 as a driveway to the hunting lodge.
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Information about the anniversary celebrations "700 years of city Hirschberg," was conducted in the framework of the replica of the gate Hirschberger
http://www.hirschberg-sauerland.de/de/unsere-gemeinde/historisches/700-jahre-stadt-hirschberg/
Deer City Hall
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Jagdstube

Due to its location in the Arnsberg Forest Hirschberg has always been closely connected with hunting. The castle served former Hirschberger the electors and archbishops of Cologne as a hunting lodge. The SGV has set up in 1981 a town hall deer hunting museum. There you can view various hunting trophies and preparations of the native wildlife. Visits available by appointment:
Günter Risse
Ballplatz 7
59581 Warstein-Hirschberg
Phone: 02902 3904
Guenter-Risse@t-online.de
Town and castle models

Town and castle models

Issued in the Town Hall you can find the dark and Herbert Guenter Risse-built city models, which show the city Hirschberg after the fire in 1788 and then rebuilt the city, and a little history from the end of this time.

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Pictures and explanations of the city models
http://www.hirschberg-sauerland.de/de/unsere-gemeinde/historisches/stadtmodelle/
Likewise, you will find a model of the Hirschberg hunting lodge, of which today exists only the stables.
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