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Schrecksbach Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Schrecksbach, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Kassel District, Hesse

Last modified: 2017-06-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Schrecksbach municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 30 Oct 2006
approved 25 July 1983 See also:

Schrecksbach Municipality

Banner:
The banner is off-centred quartered of black and yellow. The coat of arms is on the common point of all quarters.
inhabitants: 3104
Werra-Meißner County
Kassel District , state Hesse
banner approved on 25 July 1983
details based on the presentations of Klaus Günther with kind permission
The municipality flags are shown mostly in banner form in Hesse.
Jörg Majewski, 30 Oct 2006


Coat of Arms

Shield Or, a wheat sheaf Vert of six ears, in base a bar wavy Azure and beneath a watermill's wheel Sable with seven paddles, in chief a cap Gules scarved Sable and Gules, also known as "Little Red Riding Hood".
Meaning:
The ears are representing the six former municipalities: Schrecksbach proper, Röllshausen, Holzburg, Schönberg, Salmshausen and Trockenbach. The bar wavy is symbolising Schwalm River, the paddles are representing the former watermills alongside the river: Furtmühle, Losemühle, Eichemühle, Kranzmühle, Brückenmühle and the two mills of Röllshausen. The cap is part of the "Schwälmer Tracht", a traditional costume (an image can be seen within source).
Source: Schrecksbach municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 June 2017


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