At the age of 18, Spickenreuther became a new teacher at the later Ewald-Mende-Oberschule in Großolbersdorf , where he taught geography, German and English. In 1957 he made up for the state examination in distance learning. In 1951 he took over the school union leadership and later became a member of the district commission for geography. After his marriage he moved to Lauterbach (Marienberg) . 1965 was the initiator and co-founder of the Active for Monument Preservation at the Marienberg District Council . It is thanks to him that the historic town center of Marienberg was placed under monument protection.
Even in his youth he was interested in the fine arts and rural architecture, in particular in the log, surrounding and half-timbered construction in Saxony , the Czech Republic and Poland, as well as in fortified churches .
- Johannes R. Becher Medal , 1969
- Socialist labor activist , 1971
- Culture Prize of the Karl-Marx-Stadt district , 1972
- Pestalozzi medal for loyal service in silver
- Member of a collective of socialist work
- Medal of Merit of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany , 1995
- Erzgebirge fortified churches. Union-Verlag VOB, Berlin 1970. (New edition: Regensburg 1996. ISBN 3-7954-4053-X )
Werner Spickenreuther also published articles in:
- The homeland friend for the Ore Mountains
- Erzgebirge Homeland Papers , z. B. Hauenstein Castle and Palace / Horni hrad , in: Erzgebirgische Heimatblätter 2007/5, pp. 12–13.
- Our home town
- Good luck for
- Calendar Saxon mountain home
- Monuments in the Zwickau district, 1988
- Monuments in the district of Marienberg, 1991
- Monuments in the Flöha district, 1992
- Monuments in the Zschopau district, 1993
- Cultural monuments in the Ore Mountains Euroregion, 1994
- Museums in the Ore Mountains Euroregion, 1995
- Manfred Pollmer : Werner Spickenreuther . In: The homeland friend for the Ore Mountains. 21. 1976, No. 3, pp. 69-71 (with photo).
- Literature by and about Werner Spickenreuther in the catalog of the German National Library
- Literature by and about Werner Spickenreuther in the Saxon Bibliography
- He dedicated his life to regional history and art , accessed on July 27, 2015.
- Obituaries in the Free Press , local edition Marienberg from July 21, 2015.
- Jan Görner: Monument preservation remains a hobby for a lifetime , in: Freie Presse , local edition Marienberg from February 14, 2010.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German teacher and local researcher|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 14, 1930|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Olbernhau|
|DATE OF DEATH||17th July 2015|