Anna of Prussia

Rumpenheimer Palace and its hidden graves

The construction of the Rumpenheimer Palace dates back to the 17th century. When the area of Hanau came into the possession of the Hesse-Kassel family, the Palace was expanded. It was used a residence by Mary of Great Britain, Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel until her death in 1772. On 25 July 1797, Princess Caroline of Nassau-Usingen [read more]

Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia

Schloss Fasanerie – The Legacy of Landgravine Anna

Schloss Fasanerie began its life as Schloss Adolphseck around 1710 under Prince-Abbot Adalbert of Schleifras. It was expanded in 1730 and again in 1757. From 1878 Landgrave Frederick William of Hesse used it as his private residence. His wife was Princess Anna of Prussia, and she lived in the palace until her death in 1918. The palace [read more]