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Karl Metz

Feudenheim 1818 - Heidelberg 1877
founder of the voluntary firebrigades, an engineer and owner of a company for spraynozzle
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
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Description

Obelisk with relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

KARL METZ
1818-1877
begründer der
freiwilligen
feuerwehr

dieser stein trat
an die stelle des
in jahre 1880 von
der freiwilligen
feuerwehr deutsch-
lands errichteten
denkmals das im
jahre 1916 der not
des vaterlandes ge-
opfert wurde.

Annotation

The firm founded by Metz is still in existence in Karlsruhe and produces aerial ladders, and hydraulic platforms for fire-fighting services all over the world (Website).

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 49°24'36" - E 8°42'37")

Item Code: debw061; Photograph: 26 September 2011
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