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Coat of arms of Bad Driburg

51°44′N 9°1′E,  35 miles NW of Kassel. Bad Driburg is a town and spa in Höxter district on the Aa and the historic railway Soest-Höxter-Berlin. Some glass manufactures. Its saline-ferruginous springs, discovered in 766, and since 1779 attracted summer visitors. Wikipedia. 1900 Jewish population: about 50. In 1809, Driburg's Jewish kahal had its own small synagogue destroyed in 1938. In 1905 a cheder was built. Regional cemetery map. [Sep 2012]

Copy of Guide to Jewish cemetery; in German; Donors: Ernst Schuster, 1982; Period covered: 1820-1916; 16 pages; location at LBI : Driburg; Jewish community collection; Storage-Location: Second floor; Accession Number(s): AR 5092.

33014 North Rhine-Westphalia (Gerz)

burial list with photos of all gravestones. (Which cemetery is not specified.) Holocaust memorial dedication. Story in German with photo. [Sep 2012]

  • Innenstadt Cemetery
  • Ot. Dringenberg Cemetery
  • Herst Cemetery: Schirrmannweg (hall 31, No. 5 and 6). Used first quarter 19th Century - 1940. 53 visible gravestones. [Sep 2012]
    - Approximately 1975 - 2000 by Heritage Office (Photos)
    - History in Westphalia-Lippe 1987 , pp. 78
    - History in splendor 1998 , page 152
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