Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Rastadt

Rastadt, a fortified town of Baden, on the Murg, three miles from its junction with the Rhine, and 12 miles from Carlsruhe. Commanding the roads through the Black Forest, it possesses great strategical importance, and has a large garrison. There are few local industries. The old palace of the Margraves is the only building of interest.