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that a potash pit in the Werra Valley was once the richest mine in the world?

During the Second World War the gold reserves of the doomed German Reich were stored in the Kaiserroda potash mine in Merkers. In 1945 the...
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Arthur Guinness (1725 – 1803)

Arthur Guinness was descended from several families of tenant farmers in Co Dublin and Co Kildare. In 1752 he inherited £100 from his...
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News

| 3 to 11 August: 17th Rhine-Main Days of Industrial Heritage 2019

This year's "Days of Rhine-Main Industrial Heritage" are heavily influenced by the...  more

| Night of glory: ExtraSchicht on 29 June

It's time again: The Night of Industrial Heritage on 29 June 2019 puts the Ruhr...  more

| Successful ERIH Germany meeting at Rammelsberg World Heritage Site

In mid-May, 30 participants gathered in Goslar at the ERIH Anchor Point Rammelsberg...  more

| Wolfen Industry and Film Museum becomes new ERIH Anchor Point

As second Anchor Point in Saxony-Anhalt, the Industry and Film Museum (ifm) Wolfen...  more

| ERIH is 'Cultural Route of the Council of Europe'

The die is cast: ERIH has been officially declared a 'Cultural Route of the Council...  more

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