The senior citizens’ union of the CSU visited marktbreit as part of the "getting to know our homeland" series of events. City leader ulrike zink buried the group at the old crane. Due to its location at the southernmost point of the mains, marktbreit was an important transshipment point for good goods, which were then transported further to the danube on carriages, the audience learned. When the wurzburg-nurnberg railroad line was built in 1854, marktbreit lost its importance as a trading center. The crane, built in 1784, is a masterpiece of carpentry. In addition, the wedding room in the town hall was visited. This was built over for 250 years. It was not until 1826, when the savings bank wanted to use the room, that the beautiful woodwork was rediscovered. In the wedding room, ulrike zink reported on the history of marktbreit as a trading center and school town. Topics of the recent past were also discussed, reports the seniors’ union. The tour of the evangelical st. Nikolai church. Special attention was paid to the furstenloge.