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What street names reveal

What street names reveal

Klaus-peter gabelein the street names in herzogenaurach have been changed several times in the last 100 years. Partly they were subject to the taste of the time or especially from 1930 or. After the second world war, political circumstances also necessitated new street names. And yet some of the names of the strabs cannot always be explained at first glance.

Who can handle the (verhaltnismabig) simple names like "edergsse"?, "cellar lane" and the old name "am rahmberg" start something? A "genuine" company an old lady from the city center answered a few years ago to the question about the origin of the name "am rahmberg" the name comes from the fact that during heavy rains ‘su a rahmia brieh’ (brownish or milk-colored water) used to flow down the mountain." This may well have been the case, but the good woman had probably not considered that between the bamberger strabe and the wiwa pond once stood the clothmakers’ frames, with which the clothmakers once stretched their washed fabrics to dry them and bring them into the appropriate shape.

And where does the name "kellergasse" come from? For the strabchen, which today is served from the "kreisl" (the former "konigsplatz") city warden to the east? Where are the "cellars" here?, perhaps even the beer cellar that a true franconian spontaneously thinks of when he hears the word hort? Has there ever been a keller here in the alluvial plain near the aurach?? Certainly not!