History

  • 1150 AD - First documentary mention of 'Harburg', owned by the Hohenstaufen family
  • 1299 - Castle and market mortgaged to the Counts of Oettingen-Oettingen
  • 1539 - Introduction of the Reformation
  • 1612 - Construction of the Evangelical Parish Church of St. Barbara
  • 1731 - Harburg passes to the counts of Oettingen-Wallerstein
  • 1800 - Castle besieged by French troops: 'Bockfest' as festival of thanksgiving (destruction of the castle) was prevented; still held today
  • 1849 - Town charter and railway connection
  • 1971-78 - Incorporation of 10 neighbouring villages
  • 1985 - First Bridge Festival on the stone bridge

Amt für Tourismus
Schloßstr. 1
86655 Harburg
Phone + 49 (0) 9080 9699-24
Fax + 49 (0) 9080 9699-39
www.stadt-harburg-schwaben.de
tourismus@stadt-harburg-schwaben.de

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29 Sep

29.09.2019

Autumn Market

Market Place