Kriescht / Krzeszyce

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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.

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The water mill (wassermuehle) on the river Postum in Krzeszyce / Kriescht, c.1914.

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The church and war memorial (denkmal) in Krzeszyce / Kriescht NM, c.1930.

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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.

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A map showing Krzeszyce. Includes the nearby town of Sulecin and cities of Gorzów and Frankfurt Oder.

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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.

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