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Journey to the Homeland Tour 2003 Photos

Journey to the Homeland Tour
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Crimean German villages Adschiketsch, Argentschick, Friedental, Heilburnn, Neusatz, and Zurichtal as well as Klingenmunster, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, May, 2003

Photographs by Kenneth L. Messmer, Orem, Utah

Photo Set 8


Landscape near Neusatz.
German cemetery at Neusatz.
German cemetery at Neusatz.
Tombstone of Pastor Christian Friederich Kylius who servie in Zurichtal from 1827-1831 and in Neusatz from 1831-1854. He died in Neusatz on December 21, 1954, and was buried on December 24, 1854. His age is given as 51 year, 5 months and 19 days.
Remodeled German school at Neusatz.
Street scene in Friedental.
Woman using village well in Friedental.
Former German Lutheran church in Zurichtal. It is believed to have been built in 1860. The steeple was removed by the communists and it was used as a Communist meeting hall. It is now an Orthodox Church.
German house near Zurichtal.
Outbuildings of German house near Zurichtal.
Residents of Zurichtal and yard.
German school in Zurichtal.
View of Zurichtal from cemetery. When the Germans came in 1942 there were a number of tombstones still evident with German names on them. Now there are only Ukrainian graves visible.
German house in Heilbrunn.
Scenery near what is believed to have been the location of Argentschick and Adschiketsch.
View of the German part of the cemetery near the location of Argentschick and Adschiketsch.
Tombstone at former German cemetery near Argentschick and Adschiketsch.
Tombstone at former German cemetery near Argentschick and Adschiketsch.
View of Klingenmunster, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, where the Bohrer family lived before immigrating to Crimea. The Bohrer name is still found on serveral businesses and on tombstones in the cemetery.
Klingenmunster, Gremany.
The Bohrer family name on business in Klingenmunster, Germany.

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