|DÖRZBACH (including HOHEBACH, Eisenhutsrot, Heßlachshof and Wendischenhof, )Laibach , Meßbach, Albertshof, Dürrenhof and Rortal, Lieboldsbronn, Eschbronnen and Ripperg, Laibach , Büchelich , Dacht, Meßbach , Niedermeßbach|
Dörzbach is a town in the Jagst river valley in Hohenlohe district in south central Germany at 49°23′N 9°42′E and the site of 3 historic castles, Chapel of St. Wendel (in a limestone hillside), and a stone bridge built in 1808-1810 for King Frederick I of Württemberg. Records for the Dörzbach area date to 1230, but the modern incorporation was approved during 1972-74. DÖRZBACH now includes HOHEBACH. Dörzbach includes Dörzbach proper (1465 inhabitants) and from the unincorporated former municipalities, Hohebach (with the hamlets Eisenhutsrot, Heßlachshof and Wendischenhof, together 646 inhabitants), Laibach (183 people) and Meßbach (170 inhabitants). In the area of the community of Dörzbach, within the limits set 31 December 1971, are the deserted villages of Albertshof, Dürrenhof and Rortal. In the area of former municipality Hohebach are the towns Lieboldsbronn, Eschbronnen and Ripperg. In the former municipality of Laibach lie the villages of Büchelich and Dacht. In the former municipality Meßbach is found the town Niedermeßbach.
Since 1986, a commemorative plaque in the Hohebach section on the former synagogue,which was demolished during the November Pogrom of 193 by SA stormtroopers. In the Jewish cemetery is a memorial stone for the last eight Jewish inhabitants, who were deported in the 1940s and murdered. [Feb 2013]
To see information and photographs of individual gravestones in cemeteries in Baden-Wuerttemberg, click on this link and follow the directions on that page.
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 05:58|