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Schöfferplatz / Denkmal

Schöfferplatz / Denkmal

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  • Les Guilvinistes

    The Schöfferplatz in the center of Gernsheim is named after Peter Schöffer (1425-1503), who was born in Gernsheim and is regarded as a typographer and printer as one of the co-inventors of letterpress art with movable type. The statue in the middle of the square represents Schöffer in the guise of a secular judge from Mainz, who holds in his hands a setting box with matrices and patricks. The monument dates back to 1836 and is the work of the Darmstadt sculptor Johann Baptist Scholl. In the back Schöffers is the so-called Schöfferhaus, formerly a school building, in which since the 1970s, the Gernsheimer Stadtmuseum is housed.

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    • October 9, 2018

  • Wolle

    Right in the city center, very informative

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    • October 13, 2021

  • 1Fritz-Marianne 🇩🇪❤️🇺🇦

    Peter Schöffer helped Johannes Gutenberg in the art of printing. His job was to make the molds for the letters and he also improved the printing presses.

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    • October 29, 2021

  • Wolle

    Nice little dalles with a café and seating outside

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    • November 1, 2021

  • 🇺🇦✌️Gisela💚☮

    Schöffer Monument, Gernsheim At today's "Schöfferplatz 1", the Schöffer Monument has been commemorating one of the great sons of the city of Gernsheim since 1836, the co-inventor of book printing Peter Schöffer. The monument is one of the most important sights in the city. The location has long been central to Gernsheim. A Roman cohort fort was probably located here in the two centuries AD, a Carolingian royal court in the early Middle Ages and a moated castle built in the 15th century. The Peter Schöffer School was located here for a total of 153 years until 1976/77. The local history museum and the city library have been located here since 1978. In 2003 the reconstructed Peter Schöffer House opened its doors. It is looked after by the Art and Cultural History Association of the City of Gernsheim.

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    • April 2, 2022

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Location: Gernsheim, Groß-Gerau District, Darmstadt District, Hesse, Germany

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