troops as well as the Hersfeld Abbot Simon I of Buchenaus and Count Johann I of Ziegenhains men, and also Eberhard von Breubergs, who was the. Only in 1357 was the castle restored by Simon von Wallenstein. Schwarzenborn (both in the Schwalm-Eder-Kreis). Neighbouring communities edit, neuenstein borders in the north on the community. All other places had their first documentary mentions in the 12th and 13th centuries. The tower belongs to Neuenstein Castle, and is the communitys landmark. Amalgamations edit The above-named constituent communities merged into the new greater community of Neuenstein with effect from, with the exception of Obergeis, which was only merged, forcibly, in the course of municipal reform on The new communitys namesake was the castle, whose mediaeval name was. There is however a document from 782 about this place, but its authenticity sexdating in Biesenthal is in dispute.
2 Neuenstein Castle is nowadays used as a conference and event centre. Culture and sightseeing edit Roughly 1,200-year-old linden in the constituent community of Aua Eisenberg in winter Buildings edit Former monastery church in the constituent community of Aua from 1190 Neuenstein Castle in the constituent community of Saasen Wall graves of the family von Wallenstein.
Albert I of Wallenstein built a castle above Saasen that had its first documentary mention in 1267 as Neuwallenstein (the familys ancestral seat was Wallenstein Castle now a ruin in Knüllwald -Wallenstein). History edit Neuenstein Castle with keep The first documentary mention of any of the constituent communities came in 852 when Aua ( Owe ) was named in one of the Hersfeld Abbey s donation documents. Furthermore, Bundesstraße 324 runs through the municipal area. The first elected mayor was Georg Ries from January 1974 to January 1980. Thorbecke, Sigmaringen 1996, isbn,.