The main street through Krzeszyce / Kriescht, in what was then East Brandenburg, c.1911.
Here we present a selection of images from our picture archive of the small town of Kriescht (until 1945: Kriescht) in the province of Lubuskie in the far west of Poland.
The water mill (wassermuehle) on the river Postum in Krzeszyce / Kriescht, c.1914.
The church and war memorial (denkmal) in Krzeszyce / Kriescht NM, c.1930.
An elevated view of the main road to Skwierzyna / Schwerin in Krzeszyce / Kriescht (Neumark), c.1938.
Three things you may not know about Krzeszyce:
- Prior to the end of World War II Krzeszyce was called Kriescht and part of Germany.
- Krzeszyce is part of the Sulecin powiat (county) and as a result all cars have registration (number) plates beginning with the letters FSU.
- The present-day population of Krzeszyce is around 1,600.
A map showing Krzeszyce. Includes the nearby town of Sulecin and cities of Gorzów and Frankfurt Oder.
A pre-war postcard of Krzeszyce and the bridge over the River Warta (Warthe) in nearby Swierkocin (Fichtwerder).
Related content on Polish Poland:
- Old images of the villages of Świerkocin (former: Fichtwerder) and Nowiny Wielkie (Doellensradung).
- Information and photographs of the neighboring towns of Lubniewice and Sulecin.
Click on picture to enlarge this super old Ostbrandenburg image
An old picture postcard of the village of Louisa (Przemyslaw), near Kriescht (Krzeszyce), c.1909.
A multiview postcard of the church, monument, guesthouse and shop in Louisa, c.1930.