Forsthaus "Jagdhaus" Pfalzgraf J. Casimir

Elmstein

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Description

Forester's Lodge - Hunting Lodge - Count Palatine Johann Casimir

In front of the ruin, on a red sandstone, there is an iron information board with the inscription:

Forsthaus "Jagdhaus"

1576 Count Palatine Johann Casimir
- hunter from the Electoral Palatinate -
hunts here for stag and capercaillie.
likewise his successors

1592 Elector Friedrich IV

1749 First inventory description of the
"Hunting lodge on the Speckheinrichweg".

1785 "Ground plan of the Elmsteiner Gewäldes" (Elmstein forest)
contains main and outbuildings.
Forester Caspar Osterheld

1822 Forester Jakob Mantel (Bayer)

11 July Forester Friedrich Hoffmann moves to

1833 Iggelbach. Demolition of the house.

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