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Friedrichsgraben, a district in the Lubianer Niederung, West Prussia, Germany, where Mennonites lived about 1740. They soon left this region because of repeated floods, which made living and farming there impossible. Of their activity the "Mennonitendamm" still bears evidence.

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Wiebe, Herbert. Das Siedlungswerk niederländischer Mennoniten im Weichseltal zwischen Fordon und Weissenberg bis zum Ausgang der 18. Jahrhunderts. Wissenschaftliche Beiträge zur Geschichte und Landeskunde Ost-Mitteleuropas, Nr. 3. Marburg a.d. Lahn: [s.n.], 1952: 44.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Friedrichsgraben (West Prussia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 25 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Friedrichsgraben_(West_Prussia)&oldid=107697.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Friedrichsgraben (West Prussia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Friedrichsgraben_(West_Prussia)&oldid=107697.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 401. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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