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Former German Territories in Poland

German Province: East Prussia / Ost Prussia / Ostpreußen


Here is a selection of old photographic postcards of the former German town of Hohenstein in East Prussia, Germany, now Olsztynek in Poland. See also our page on nearby Tannenberg.

allenstein tannenberg hohenstein map

We hope that by making these and other old postcards available online that they will be of interest to anyone interested in the history of Hohenstein / Olsztynek or researching their Prussian, Jewish, German or Polish ancestry.

hohenstein prussia

hohenstein allenstein

We have a large and ever-changing archive of old postcards and photographs of all former German locations in present-day Poland. These pictures are available for sale at reasonable prices to anyone, anywhere in the world. We can also offer these images as high-definition digital scans and/or reprints of photographs in our collection should that be of interest. The originals of these photographs and postcards date from 1898 through to 1945. If you are looking for images for your collection or publication just complete the form here and we will let you know what images we already have of your chosen location and also keep you notified if any more become available. Related Link: Buy maps of Hohenstein and area around it.

hohenstein hindenberg

hohenstein ostpreussen

hohenstein tannenberg


Useful Links: German and Polish Genealogy Research  Polish Translation


Polish Name: Olsztynek

Polish Province: Warmia-Masuria






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