City of Oranienbaum-Wörlitz
|Height :||60 m|
|Area :||7.63 km²|
|Residents :||326 (Dec. 31, 2014)|
|Population density :||43 inhabitants / km²|
|Incorporation :||January 1, 2011|
|Postal code :||06785|
|Area code :||034905|
The towns of Drehberg and Münsterberg belong to Griesen .
Griesen is located south of the banks of the Elbe in the Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve and borders directly on the south of the city of Wörlitz . In the immediate vicinity is the Wörlitzer Park in the middle of the Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm , which was founded in the second half of the 18th century under the reign of Prince Leopold III. Friedrich Franz von Anhalt-Dessau was created. The area around Griesen is flat and is crossed by numerous ditches and streams.
- 1200 - First documented mention of Griesen as Griesene (from Slavic : 'marshy place'). Reports of enormous floods in the Elbe, which also struck Griesen, also come from this time.
- 1490 - The place is pledged by Prince Ernst and his wife Margarethe von Münsterberg .
- 1580 - A Erbrichterei is built as a two-storey timber-framed building.
- 1788 - A school is built by Friedrich Wilhelm von Erdmannsdorff in a classical style . Until 1954 it was a general school for Griesen, Münsterberg and Drehberg.
- 1910 - A forge is built.
- In 1945 a locksmith's shop was added.
- In 1990, several medium-sized companies develop from this.
- 2002 - The flood of the Elbe approaches the community from Horstdorf and stands in front of the Münsterberg district.
- In 2007, the municipality of Griesen with the districts of Drehberg and Münsterberg was incorporated into the Wittenberg district due to a district reform from the former Anhalt-Zerbst district.
- On January 1, 2011, Griesen was incorporated into the new town of Oranienbaum-Wörlitz.
Drehberg is located directly on the L133 state road between Griesen and Vockerode . It was originally used as an escape route from floods.
- 1775 - Friedrich Wilhelm von Erdmannsdorff built a grave monument on a hill in direct line of sight to Wörlitzer Park on an area of approx. 1.8 hectares.
- 1777–1799 - Competitions based on the example of the ancient Olympic Games take place on September 24 , the birthday of Princess Luise.
- 1840–1842 - The festivals come to life again in the course of the Vormärz .
- 1845 - the tomb is demolished. Two memorial plaques for the sisters Casimire and Leopoldine of Prince Leopold III. Friedrich Franz von Anhalt-Dessau are brought to the church in Riesigk .
- 1948 - After the war, makeshift homes are built on the site.
- 1949 - Drehberg is incorporated.
- 1989 - rediscovery of the historical facilities. Art and theater festivals on the last weekend of September.
Münsterberg is located between Griesen and Vockerode approx. 1 km from the L133 state road.
- 1740 - Münsterberg is founded by Prince Leopold II. Maximilian (1700–1751) as the Vorwerk of the Wörlitz domain and takes the name of the ancestor. A separate cemetery will also be set up southwest of the Vorwerk , which will later be given up again.
- 1920 - Münsterberg is incorporated. From this point on, all paths in the municipality of Griesen can also be used.
(Source: information brochure "Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Oranienbaum" of the former administrative association Oranienbaum )
Culture and sights
- Anhaltischer Reit- und Fahrverein Wörlitzer Winkel eV
Griesen is crossed by the L 133 from Oranienbaum via Vockerode to Dessau-Roßlau (formerly part of the federal highway 107) and is located on the district road K 2 376 (formerly B 107) to Wörlitz. The motorway connection of the ( A 9 ) Vockerode is 7 km away.
- according to the residents'
- StBA: Area changes from January 1st to December 31st, 2011
- Riding and driving club