11 décembre 2007

The Castle of ODEREN by Gilles SIFFERLIN

The first writings about the village ODEREN, dated from 1253. At that time there was a castle on the MÄEREL.  This castle certainly was the oldest of all the bailiwick. It was one of the seigniorial castles, one of the royal residences that Frank Kings built in Alsace, in several fine places, dominating the valley. De GOLBERY, in his "ANTIQUITES D'ALSACE", tells us about "Moerel" (sic):  "From Wesserling, on the right the eye falls on a hillock which looks like a hump of dromedary which... [Lire la suite]
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