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facts in brief

Part of J. Stockdale's map, 1800
Part of J. Stockdale's map, 1800

Facts in brief:

Located on Rhein river, opposite Ludwigshafen at confluence of Neckar; city laid out in grid & fortified by Elector Frederick IV in 17th cen.; was damaged often, in Thirty Years' War, in prelude to War of Grand Alliance in 17th cen., in 1790s & in WW II.

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