Driesen / Drezdenko

Driesen / Drezdenko Through Time

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An old postcard of the water tower and gas works in Driesen Neumark (now Drezdenko), c.1919.

Four images from our collection of the town of Driesen / Drezdenko in the province of Lubuskie, in the west of Poland.

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The market, town hall, and church in Driesen (now Drezdenko), c.1941.

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.

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An old image of Stary Rynek in Drezdenko during the communist period.

- 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.

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Another old photograph of the town hall and market square area of Drezdenko, Poland, c.1989.

More old images of pre-war Drezdenko (Driesen) from our ‘Old Poland’ collection.

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