Pinneberg (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)

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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. 18 May 2022.,_Germany)&oldid=83984.

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Bender, Harold S. (1959). Pinneberg (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 May 2022, from,_Germany)&oldid=83984.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1115. All rights reserved.

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