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Neu-Falkenstein in [[Galicia (Poland & Ukraine)|Galicia]], is the village, formerly Austrian, now Polish, about 20 miles (35 km) from [[Lemberg (Lviv Oblast, Ukraine)|Lemberg]](Lviv), where a number of Mennonite families from the [[Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Palatinate]], [[Germany|Germany]], settled in 1784-1785. They formed a small congregation which held its first communion service on Christmas Day 1785. Neu-Falkenstein was the center of the Mennonites in Galicia until about 1800, when [[Einsiedel (Lviv Oblast, Ukraine)|Einsiedel]] became the center. Neu-Falkenstein is probably identical with [[Falkenstein (Galicia, Poland)|Falkenstein]].
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Neu-Falkenstein in [[Galicia (Poland & Ukraine)|Galicia]], is the village, formerly Austrian, now Polish, about 20 miles (35 km) from [[Lemberg (Lviv Oblast, Ukraine)|Lemberg ]](Lviv), where a number of Mennonite families from the [[Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Palatinate]], [[Germany|Germany]], settled in 1784-1785. They formed a small congregation which held its first communion service on Christmas Day 1785. Neu-Falkenstein was the center of the Mennonites in Galicia until about 1800, when [[Einsiedel (Lviv Oblast, Ukraine)|Einsiedel]] became the center. Neu-Falkenstein is probably identical with [[Falkenstein (Galicia, Poland)|Falkenstein]].
 
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Neu-Falkenstein in Galicia, is the village, formerly Austrian, now Polish, about 20 miles (35 km) from Lemberg (Lviv), where a number of Mennonite families from the Palatinate, Germany, settled in 1784-1785. They formed a small congregation which held its first communion service on Christmas Day 1785. Neu-Falkenstein was the center of the Mennonites in Galicia until about 1800, when Einsiedel became the center. Neu-Falkenstein is probably identical with Falkenstein.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Neu-Falkenstein (Galicia, Austria)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 21 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Neu-Falkenstein_(Galicia,_Austria)&oldid=93045.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Neu-Falkenstein (Galicia, Austria). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Neu-Falkenstein_(Galicia,_Austria)&oldid=93045.




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