Bernstein / Pełczyce

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An early lithographic picture postcard featuring four different views of Bernstein / Pełczyce, c.1899.

A selection of old pictures of pre-war Bernstein, since 1945, Pełczyce, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland.

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Richard Weber’s guesthouse in Bernstein / Pelczyce, c.1905.

Some things you may not know about Pełczyce:
- Prior to 1945, Pełczyce, was named Bernstein, and part of Neumark, Germany.
- Pełczyce is a town in the West Pomeranian (Zachodniopomorskie) Voivodeship of Poland.
- The town has a population of just under 2,600.

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An old picture postcard of the Church, hospital, lake and a panorama of Bernstein / Pelczyce. c.1922.

More about Pelczyce:
- The pre-war Jewish cemetery stll exists. There are around twenty tombstones with inscriptions in both Hebrew and German. The oldest gravestone we could see dates back to 1851.
- Each August an event called The Sweet Rush (Święto Tataraku) takes place in Pelczyce. Activities include a parade and fishing competition.

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Richstrasse in Bernstein Nm / Pelczyce, c.1928.

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An aerial view of the small town of Bernstein Neumark / Pełczyce, c.1933.

Related content on Polish Poland:
- Old images and information on nearby Berlinchen / Barlinek.

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