Bike Touring Highlight
Approximately 1935 Franz Köhl (* 1886 in Neu-Ulm +1976 in Erlangen) was a captain in the German colony southwest Africa during World War I. The tower was used to observe target practice by the Wehrmacht. The vertical iron ladder on the outside has been removed for safety reasons.
November 7, 2017
The Franz Köhl Tower was built in 1936 and served the Wehrmacht to supervise shooting practice on Dornberg and Gründlacher Berg. The tower is about seven meters high and made of sandstone. Meanwhile, the ladder has been removed, so that climbing is no longer possible.
August 24, 2019
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