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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ... of the abbey of Ottersberg. The tower of the church has been consumed by lightning. The traveller may also notice: i, the colossal figures in the Town-house; 2, the valley of Knabenbrunnen; 3, the quarry; 4, the Schlossberg, whence there is a good view. The distance from Otterberg to Kaiserslautem is two leagues. 11. From KAISERSLAUTERN to LAUTREC. Lautrec is the chief place of a canton, with 8oo inhabitants. It is situated at the confluence of the Lauter and the Glan. In its vicinity are quicksilver mines. Inn.--The Grown. 12. From LAUTREC to MEISSENHEIM.-2 leagues. Meissenheim is a small town picturesquely situated on the Glan, formerly in the department of the Sarre, and the chief place of the possessions of Hesse Homburg, in this country. The principal objects worthy of notice are the town-house, and the church, containing the tombs of the Palatine Counts of Deux Ponts and a picture of the crucifixion. Inns.--Schreiber's, and the Stag. From Meissenheim an excursion may be made to Oberstein, where agates are worked. 13. From MEISSENHEIM to KREUSNACH.--5 leagues. Kreuznach will be described hereafter. 14. From KREUZNACH to ALZEY. Alzey is the chief place of a canton, and a post station. It is situated on the little river Selzbach, at the junction of two great roads. It is a very ancient town. Inns.--Waschman's, or Darmstadt Hotel; the Three Kings. 15. From ALZEY to KIRCHHEIM-BOLANDEN. Kirchheim-Bolanden is a post station, and the chief place of a canton. It contains about 2,4oo inhabitants. It was the residence of the princes of Nassau Weilburg, many of whom were buried in the Lutheran church here. Mont Tonnerre is two leagues from this town. Inn.--The Post-house. Hence the traveller may continue his route from Kirchheim-Bolanden to...
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