Heidelberg glove home
For the first time 765 in the Lor Codex mentioned, the village 1903 became in in common December. The low castle is worth seeing in the center of thePlace, which is also venue of many local celebrations, the catholic sink Vitus church with Fresken from the Middle Ages, as well as the remainders of a medieval monastery (Michaelsbasilika) on the holy mountain. Besides there are 19 in glove home also building from that. and early 20.Century, like e.g. “Graham Schlös” opposite the low castle and houses from the art nouveau time. (Inside) in addition the local picture is coined/shaped by old farmhouses, bent lanes and some taverns and garden managing. The probably historically most meaning hotel is the “red oxen”, thatin 19. Century of one of the main meeting places Heidelberger student was. Hanschuhsheim borders directly on the Heidelberger city-hurries new home, city express border is the road center of the Blumenthalstrasse.
- Inhabitant: 17300
- surface: 1604 hectares
- field: 200 hectares
- (conditions 2003, source: City sheet Heidelberg)
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origin of the name
of the legend after after a glove, a knight to have lost is and of a farm servantit was found and returned on which itself the knight into this fallen in love and she married later. Historically however rather after a landowner in the early Middle Ages: Ansco (Ansgar, Hansco?); from which then in the course of the years “glove” became. The coat of arms of glove home shows anyhowactually a glove.
glove home was a agriculturally coined/shaped municipality; in 19. Century here - in one of the first municipalities of South Germany - the principles of the Genossenschaftswesens developed by Raiffeisen were used, which the municipality to modestProsperity help. Were cultivated (and become) above all fruit, vegetables and wine. In 20. , Increasingly also industrial concerns settled century, particularly after the world war. The rural character changed in the last third 20. Century completely by thoseDevelopment of large areas for housebuilding and further trade. Glove home actual like other places at the mountain route - a popular residence for university graduates of the University of Heidelberg, in addition, for artists and life artists of all kinds.
from the time, when “Hendesse” was still another pure farmer village, originates this history: The farmers heard a daily on their fields a threatening noise. Like roaring a lion sounded. That could do only one from the Heidelberger zooescaped robbery cat its. The farmers pulled thereupon with Dreschflegel and scythes armed out to catch the lion. But they were not astonished badly, when the alleged lion roar emerged as the signal of a Neckardampfschiffes! Since that time the inhabitants of glove home carry the mockery name:“The lions”.
national anthem of the Hendsemer
it gives a song, begins with:
- Because of the mountain foot been, that the Heil'ge is called,
- knows a village I richly at benedictions, well-known generally speaking country… “
the Handschuhsheimer maintains these“Hymn” until today on quarter celebrations (e.g. the “Kerwe” to sing Kirchweih) or association celebrations.
in the area today's glove home at the hell brook was in the Middle Ages the village Hillenbach, that in the Lor Codex in the year 767 for the first timeone mentions and probably around 1300 the Wüstung became. Since 1994 Gedenkstein reminds of the place.