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German Civic Heraldry - Deutsche Wappenrolle


State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Rosenheim

The arms were granted on July 13, 1952, when the 150th anniversary of the community was celebrated.
The river in the base symbolisesthe three rivers that run through the moors (green hills in the base) in the municipality. The golden lion stands for the Palatinate (Pfalz), from where the first settlers had been recruited by the Bavarian queen Karoline whose father was Count of the Pfalz. By cultivation the moorland the vegetation changed from reeds to grain, whiuch is symbolised in the arms.

Literature : Image from http://www.ovb-online.de/region/gemeinden/index.html, background from Heribert Greiner, Chronik, 200 Jahre Pfälzer Siedlung, Grosskarolinenfeld, 200

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