Schacky Park

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Monopteros in Schacky Park (2010)

Schacky Park is a city park adjoining Dießen am Ammersee to the south, and is 18 ha in size. The park was built in 1903, from 1904[1] or 1905 until 1913[2] by the royal chamberlain Ludwig Freiherr von Schacky auf Schönfeld and his wife Julia[2] laid out. The park and the villa on the grounds served as a summer residence for the couple.[2] He designed the park according to the English model with paved paths, leafy walkways and groups of trees. In addition to a monopteros, the grounds include a tea house, an apple trellis and several fountains as well as a number of statues.[3]

When Baron von Schacky died in 1913, the so-called peasant doctor Georg Heim bought the site and sold the park with Villa Diana to the Sisters of Mercy in 1933.[4] At that time the park was used as a cow pasture.[2] Currently, the western part is leased by the Dießen Riding Club and the eastern part by the municipality of Dießen

Support group Schacky Park

On 21 December 2005, the Förderkreis Schacky-Park Dießen am Ammersee e. V. was founded, which since then has taken care of the preservation and maintenance of the listed park.[5][4] The first chairwoman of the association since 2014 is Christine Reichert.[4]

Web links

Commons: Schacky Park (Dießen)– Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual references

  1. Annual funding programme 2020 of the German Foundation for Monument Protection: Dießen, Schacky Park, Bavaria, In: Monumente, Issue 2/2020, p. 23.
  2. a b c d Amelie Seck: Schacky Park in Diessen on Lake Ammersee. In: German Foundation for Monument Protection (ed.): Monumente. Magazine for monument culture in Germany. No. 4. Monumente Publikationen, 2017, ISSN 0941-7125, p. 6.
  3. Armin Greune Hunters and gatherers, article in the Starnberg local edition of the Süddeutsche Zeitung of September 9, 2015
  4. a b c Armin Greune:A gift of, 9 March 2016, retrieved 3 April 2016.
  5. Anna Günther:Bavaria’s most bizarre cow, 28 July 2015, retrieved 28 July 2015.

Coordinates 47° 56′ 25.8″ N, 11° 6′ 10.8″ E