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Felsberg (Saar), Germany

Felsberg is a village in the municipality of Überherrn in the District of Saarlouis in the Saarland. It's divided into the sub-districts of Oberfelsberg, Unterfelsberg and Neuhof. Named after the nearby castle Neufelsberg, the town was started when stonemasons from the construction of Saarlouis settled there in the late 17th century. Its charter dates from April 22, 1704. The village lies about two miles west of Saarlouis and about a mile east of the modern French border. The Church of St. Nicholas which sits on the edge of the valley was built in 1898 and was the third church to be built on the site in the towns 300-year history.

Felsberg was one of the very first towns the 347th Ordnance Depot Company came to after they crossed the border of Germany. In fact, the last photograph on the roll of film before these photos is of a sign reading "You Are Now Entering Germany. Be On Your Guard."