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Pinneberg, is a town (population of 41,000 in 2005) in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein, capital of the district Pinneberg in Germany. It is located about 11 miles (17.7 km.) northwest of the center of Hamburg, Germany, and is the seat of a Mennonite home for the aged, opened in 1956 in a house rented for that purpose, and named "Abendfrieden." It was operated by Mennonitische Heime and served mostly aged Mennonite refugees from West Prussia.

Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1959

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Bender, Harold S. "Pinneberg (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 29 Mar 2015.,_Germany)&oldid=83984.

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Bender, Harold S. (1959). Pinneberg (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 March 2015, from,_Germany)&oldid=83984.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1115. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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