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By Chris English, October 22, 2014
The German Colony Story Marker
Israel, Haifa District, Haifa — The German Colony StoryDie Geschichte der deutschen Kolonie
The establishment of the German Colony in 1869 is a milestone in the history of Haifa's development. In the middle of a sparsely populated and largely barren land, laboring under deficient rule, hundreds of German settlers characterized by great . . . — Map (db m79275) HM
Israel, Haifa District, Haifa — The Shrine of the Báb Terraces and Gardens
On 21 March 1909 the mortal remains of the Báb, one of the Central Figures of the Bahá'í Faith, were interred in the Shrine that is the focal point of these gardens. Martyred in Iran in 1850, the Báb had devoted Himself to preparing the way for . . . — Map (db m79010) HM
Israel, Haifa District (Israel), Haifa — Raoul Wallenberg's Residence
Raoul Wallenberg, a "Righteous Among the Nations", lived in this building in 1936, while working in the Holland Bank office in Haifa's lower downtown area.

In 1944, he was sent by the Swedish government as a diplomat to Hungary and worked to . . . — Map (db m115458) HM


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