Goethe house (Frankfurt)
the Goethe house in the old part of town of Frankfurt/Main was to 1795 the domicile of the family Goethe.
Johann Wolfgang Goethe was born here 1749 generally speaking deer ditch in Frankfurt. Its birth house consisted at that time of two connected half timbered houses, which the family Goethe had acquired 1733. Only 1755 let father, Johann Caspar Goethe, here a representative, be establish vierstöckigen building in the style of the late baroque. Here Johann Wolfgang Goethe lived until 1765; its youth years it in seal and truth described. 1795 sold the family the house.
To 22.3.1944 were completely destroyed the Goethe house by bomb hits. 1949 were already developed it by the architect Theo waiter original-faithfully again and furnished with furniture the time. Only one part of the mechanism comes from the family Goethe.
The Goethe house is in the possession of the “donation free German high pin “, which operates also the Goethe museum connected with the Goethe house. The Goethe house of approximately 130,000 visitors is visited annually.
It is a firm component of the oldFrankfurt narrations that “genuine Frankfurt ones” are not interested in the Goethe house; thus there is the joke of the dying Frankfurt one, which sends impact prayer on the dead bed still another to the sky: “Liewer God, leave mix still leewe - isch go derr aach into the Geede house! ”
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Coordinates: 50° 06 ' 40 " N, 08° 40 ' 39 " O