The Karolinger in Weyer
Weyer, who was first mentioned in 790 AD as “Villare” in a deed of donation from Emperor Charlemagne, was created in the Carolingian period in the Hintertaunus. In Weyer, archaeologists found Stone Age finds, pre-Christian burial grounds, burial mounds and ring walls dating back to the time of the Romans to the Bronze Age (2,200 BC). There were silver mines and numerous iron stone mines. Excavations and research by the State Office for the Protection of Monuments are still taking place near the early Roman camp at Alteburg between Weyer and Oberbruch. Weyer is located in the Hintertaunus in an idyllic low mountain landscape.