Driesen / Drezdenko Through Time
Four images from our collection of the town of Driesen / Drezdenko in the province of Lubuskie, in the west of Poland.
Four things you may not know about Drezdenko:
- During the Napoleonic wars Driesen / Drezdenko was briefly occupied by French forces.
- In 1855 there was a cholera epidemic, which resulted in a large number of deaths.
- At a height of 78 metres the church in Drezdenko is the tallest church in Lubuskie.
- Drezdenko has a population of just over 10,000.
More old images of pre-war Drezdenko (Driesen) from our ‘Old Poland’ collection.