Kallstadt in Rheinland-Pfalz, Southwestern Germany — ancestral home of the US-American HEINZ Ketchup family and of President Trump
Dachstadt in Upper Franconia, Bayern (Bavaria), Southern Germany. There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest is Town of Bamberg, about 40 km away.
An American goes off the beaten path in Bayern (Bavaria).
Polleben near Eisleben im Südharz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Northeastern Germany
Haßloch (or Hassloch) is located in the Bad Dürkheim district of Rheinland-Pfalz, Southwestern Germany. It’s part of the Rhein-Neckar urban area, 25 km from Ludwigshafen or Mannheim.
Its beginnings stretch at least as far back as Roman times with settlement activity known to have taken place about AD 400. About 500, the Alamanni were driven out of the area by the Franks. The village itself started around 600. In 1186, Emperor Friedrich I Barbarossa spent the night here. In 1621, during the Thirty Years’ War, Haßloch was laid waste by the Spaniards. In 1689, it met the same fate again, more than once, in the Nine Years’ War (known in Germany as the Pfälzischer Erbfolgekrieg, or War of the Palatine Succession), this time at the hands of the Spaniards and the French. In 1797 came an end to the joint rule by the Electorate of the Palatinate and the Counts of Leiningen. Haßloch – along with the rest of the region – was annexed to France. In 1815, as a result of the Congress of Vienna, it passed to the Kingdom of Bavaria, remaining Bavarian until the end of WW2. In 1945, it became part of the French Zone and the next year, part of the new German new state of Rheinland-Pfalz. The town is a Protestant/Lutheran community.
Großefehn (East Frisian Low Saxon: Grootfehn) is a municipality consisting of 14 villages in the district of Aurich in Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony), Northwestern Germany. It is situated about 10 km southeast of Aurich.
Erlabrunn near Würzburg on the Main river in Bayern, Southern Germany, is known for its viticulture and its orcharding. It was first mentioned in documents from 1209.