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  • FURTH, a manufacturing town of Germany, in the kingdom of Bavaria, at the confluence of the Pegnitz with the Regnitz, 5 m.
  • Furth is the seat of several important industries; particularly, the production of chromolithographs and picture-books, the manufacture of mirrors and mirror-frames, bronze and gold-leaf wares, pencils, toys, haberdashery, optical instruments, silver work, turnery, chicory, machinery, fancy boxes and cases, and an extensive trade is carried on in these goods as also in hops, metals, wool, groceries and coal.
  • The earliest railway in Germany was that between Nuremberg and Furth (opened on the 7th of December 1835).
  • Furth was founded, according to tradition, by Charlemagne, who erected a chapel there.
  • See Fronmuller, Chronik der Stadt Furth (1887).
 

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