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Haarmann's Fountain

Hermann Gräefe
1909

Osnabrück /  Haarmannsbrunnen   Osnabrück /  Haarmannsbrunnen

Description

Bronze sculpture of a miner trying to stop the water.

Information Sign

1909
Haarmanns-
brunnen
ältestes deutsches
Arbeiterdenkmal
·Bildhauer H. Gräefe
·Architect
A. Hartmann

Annotation

The monument commemorates the mine accident in Piesberg of 7 September 1893. Because of a water bursting 9 man died. The name comes from the fountain's founder August Haarmann, then Director General of Osnabrücker Stahlwerk.

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Location (N 52°16'33" - E 8°2'53")

Item Code: dens014; Photograph: 6 August 2008
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