Tour of Camp King in Oberursel, Germany

There will be a tour of Camp King with our local town guide, Sylvia Struck, (in German) on Saturday, 18 September 2021.

The tour covers the history of the area from the time of the Reichssiedlungshof in the 1930s to the the end of the U.S. Army occupation in 1992.

The meeting point is the Kinderhaus in the Jean-Sauer-Weg at 14:00. The tour costs 3 euro.

Anyone wishing to partake in this tour should register beforehand by calling 06171 502-232 or writing to tourismus@oberursel.de by 17 September as spaces are limited.

A negative COVID-19 test and wearing a face mask are recommended.

I happened to come across Mr. Manfred Kopp, also known as Mr. Camp King, at an event in Oberursel today.

St. Ursula Church Tower Museum in Oberursel

The St. Ursula Church tower museum presents a collection of sacral Art, spanning over 500 years of parish history.

In addition, the museum visitor gets to enjoy a splendid view not only across the Altstadt, but the whole town, and all the way to the Taunus (to the west), Odenwald (to the south), Spessart (to the east), and Vogelsberg (to the north).

Museum visiting hours:

From May – September: every first Saturday 15:00 – 17:00

Entrance fee: 1,50 € for adults, 1,00 € for children.

For arranging a tour on Mondays or Fridays, please send an inquiry to Mr.Abt.

Address: St. Ursula-Gasse in 61440 Oberursel (Taunus)
You can contact Mr. Wilfried Abt for more information
Telephone: (0 61 71) 55 05 0
e-mail: henrich@table-individuelle.de
http://www.kath-oberursel.de

Oberursel and St. Ursula Belfry Viewing

The tower of St.Ursula’s Church in Oberursel will be open to the public on 01 July 2017 (Sat) between 15:00 – 17:00.

The tour includes a visit to the belfry and the roof where you get a wonderful view across  town.

St. Ursula Kirchturm in Oberursel

Entry costs €1.50 for adults and €1.00 for children. Some snacks will be served as well.

This tour takes place every month on the first Saturday between the months of May and October. Additional tours, ranging from Monday to Friday, can be arranged.

St. Ursula-Gasse
61440 Oberursel (Taunus)
Contact Mr. Wilfried Abt at (0 61 71) 55 05 0

On the same day, a tour of the Altstadt is offered as well. This tour starts in front of the Vortaunusmuseum at the Marktplatz at 14:00 and costs €3 per person.

Guided Tour of Camp King Oberursel

On Saturday, 21 June, 2014, the local guide Sylvia Struck is going to give a tour of an area in Oberursel known as the former military post “Camp King”. The tours usually take place in May and August every year, but this year, they are in June and September.

The tour covers the history of the area from the Reichssiedlungshof in the 1930s, through the time of the Dulag Luft, up to the end of the U.S. Army presence in 1992.

The meeting point is the Kinderhaus Camp King, Jean-Sauer-Weg 2  at 2 pm, and the tour costs 3 euro.
This is a good opportunity for local residents to learn more about the history of the area.

Mountain Lodge Oberursel

Over the years, the local historian Manfred Kopp had given the tours. I suppose his turning 80 just recently got him to delegate this job to a younger person. He is still very active though and a couple of days ago, we had a meeting to discuss the Open House event planned for 14 September (10:00 – 17:00) of this year. Another announcement will follow.

Guided Tour of Camp King Oberursel

On Saturday, 31 August, 2013, the local historian Manfred Kopp is going to give a tour of an area in Oberursel known as “Camp King” . The tours take place in May and August every year.

The tour covers the history of the area from the Reichssiedlungshof in the 1930s, through the time of the Dulag Luft, up to the end of the U.S. Army presence in 1992.

The meeting point is the Kinderhaus Camp King, Jean-Sauer-Weg 2  at 2 pm, and the tour costs 3 euro.

This is a good opportunity for local residents to learn more about the history of the area that they live in.

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