Bethany Cemetery Information

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14 July, 2020

In 1842, Bethanien (Bethany) was the first village to be established in Neuschlesien (New Silesia - the Barossa Valley) by a group of German Lutheran migrants many of whom had arrived with Pastor Gotthard Daniel Fritzsche on the Skjold in 1841. First services were held in the open or under a tree, then in the School Room built ca 1843.

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