Steegen (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)
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Steegen (also known as Steegen-Kobbelgrube, now known as Stegna; coordinates: 54.326389° N, 19.112222° E [54° 19′ 35″ N, 19° 6′ 44″ E]; population in 1905, 1,240, in 2012, 4,000), a village in the Danzig Lowlands, West Prussia, located approximately 13 kilometres (8 miles) north of Nowy Dwór Gdański (Tiegenhof) and 32 km (20 mi) east of the regional capital Gdańsk (Danzig). Steegen is where the Mennonites regularly held meetings in 1920-45, led by a preacher of the Tiegenhagen congregation, to which the Steegen Mennonites belonged.
"Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Hans-Jürgen Wolf. Web. 29 September 2012. http://www.westpreussen.de.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 622. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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MLA style: van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Steegen (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 25 May 2013. http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/steegen_west_prussia.
APA style: van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Steegen (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 May 2013, from http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/steegen_west_prussia.