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HWW-station Kegelplatz


On the Historic Long Distance Trail Wechselland, the history of the Wechselland region is made accessible on contemporary and innovatively designed display boards at more than 100 HWW stations.

This HWW station is part of the Wechselland Historical Long-Distance Hiking Trail (HWW). More information can be found at www.wechsel-wandern.at. Each HWW station is dedicated to a chapter from the history of Wechselland.

Topic: Holzknechtseppl and his gang

At the beginning of the 19th century, the robber chief "Holzknechtseppl", Nikolaus Schmiedhofer, was also up to mischief in Wechselland and his deeds in Wechselland are described here. He is said to have had a hideout at the "Kegelplatz" station.

Location of the HWW station:

About 1000 meters northwest of Haberl along hiking trail 07.


Historischer Verein Wechselland
Dr. Andreas Salmhofer
Ehrenschachen 7
8240 Friedberg
Moile +43 664 400 27 17