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Description

Taubach is a small village in Thuringia, south-east to Weimar, within sight of the Schloss Belvedere, and near the town of Mellingen. The main occupation of its about 1,100 inhabitants are various economical and cultural activities. About 20 businesses and companies are located in the place.

Country: Germany | State: Thuringia | District: Weimar | Municipality: Weimar | Area: 5.2 km˛ | Population: 1,100 (2006)

History

Taubach was first mentioned as "Thovbeche" with mention of its mill in Schenkungsurkunde of 1120. It is thereby the oldest mill location in Thuringia confirmed by a document.

The church building in Taubach has the first reference in 1462. The current appearance of the St. Ursula Church was re-built in 1855 by the Weimar architect Clemens Wenceslaus Coudray. One of its pastors was the Thuringian poet August Ludwig.

In 1990 a zoning plan was drawn up, taking into account the beneficiary of the natural environment and the development of Taubach. Upon the decision of the local council in 1994, Taubach was integrated into the city of Weimar.

 

Bach Connection

J.S. Bach visited Taubach in 1710, while he was serving at the Weimar court, for examining the new organ (11 stops, 1 section) built by H.N. Trebs.

Events in Life History of J.S. Bach

Date/Year

Event

Weimar (1708-1717)

Oct 26, 1710

Organ examination at Taubach

Performance Dates of J.S. Bach’s Vocal Works: None.

Bach Festivals & Cantata Series: None.

 

Features of Interest

Taubach Kirche

Information & Links

Tourist-Information und Kongress-Service Weimar
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D-99421 Wemar
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Website: Weimar (Official Website) [German/English]
E-mail: tourist-info@weimar.de

Immobilien Weimar - Wohnungen und Häuser Taubach Thüringen [German]
Die Wassermühle in Taubach bei Weimar [German]
weimar.de: Taubach | Kulturstadt Europas [German]
Taubach (Wikipedia) [German]

 

Prepared by Aryeh Oron (March 2004 - December 2009)

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