21 November 2016

Eichendorf, Bessarabia

Eichendorf plat map. Source: Eichendorf in Bessarabia. Map courtesy of Black Sea German Research plat map collection

Eichendorf was a daughter colony in Bessarabia founded in 1908 and located west of the Mother colonies.

The first street that was cleared for the village was oriented North-South and went through an oak forest, giving the village its name, Eichen Dorf (Oak Village).


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