The audio guide "Places and Actors of the March Revolution 1848" presents the history of the March Revolution in Berlin in 1848. It explains central places of the events, Berlin commemorative plaques and how and where the memory of the first Berlin Revolution is kept alive in the city and especially at the memorial site Cemetery of the March Fallen.
The audio tour presents places and actors of the March Revolution in Berlin with texts and illustrations and takes a look at the social situation of the Berliners at that time. The following people have their say or are described: Chroniclers, contemporary witnesses, fighters and victims on both sides of the barricades with their respective local references.
The tour leads from "In den Zelten" (In the Tents) in Tiergarten, the entertainment district outside the city at the time, where the first demands were formulated, to the Cemetery of the March Fallen in Friedrichshain. This also roughly corresponds to the chronological course of events. The tour condenses - as does the battle - in the area between Unter den Linden and Alexanderplatz.
With 37 stations, the tour takes a little more than two hours, depending on individual speed. However, anyone who wants to can also watch or listen to the audio tour from other locations of their choice.
- The audio guide "Places and Actors of the March Revolution 1848" is a production of Berlin History e.V. on behalf of Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the March Revolution in 2023.
- It was funded by Stiftung Deutsche Klassenlotterie, with content support from the "Memorial and Exhibition Site Cemetery of the March Fallen" - A Project of Paul Singer e.V. for Social, Political and Cultural Education, Stiftung Stadtmuseum and Dr. Björn Weigel.
Project management: Rainer E. Klemke, editing: Dr. Christoph Hamann, German speakers: Sharon Brauner and Karsten Troyke, translation and English speaker: Andrew Stonehouse, production: Oliver Brentzel, Klaus König and Thabea Lintzmeyer.