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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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Robert Owen (1771 – 1858)

Robert Owen was one of the most influential figures of the Industrial Revolution, a successful and philanthropic factory owner, a pioneer of...
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News

| Join in: "LINKING EUROPE"- the new projekt for ERIH members started

The object exhibition "Linking Europe" focuses on the traces and testimonials of...  more

| Lecture Series: Quo Vadis Industrial Heritage?

On November 13, World Heritage Site Völklingen Iron Works will be launching a public...  more

| Bologna 2018: Review of the ERIH Annual Conference

This year the ERIH family met in Bologna, surrounded by Italian culture and...  more

| "Twinning of Sites": Silesia visits Rhineland

From 19 - 23 August 2018, the LVR Industrial Museum in Oberhausen (D) hosted...  more

| 17 - 20 September 2018: ERIH pilot programme “Twinning Of Sites” has started

The Museum of the History of Katowice (Muzeum Historii Katowic) and Association...  more

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