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GRIESBACH

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 594 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GRIESBACH, a watering-place in the grand duchy of Baden, in the valley of the Rench, 155o ft. above the sea, 6 m. W. from Freudenstadt in Wurttemberg. It is celebrated for its saline chalybeate waters (twelve springs), which are specific in cases of anaemia, feminine disorders and diseases of the nervous system, and were used in the 16th century. The annual number of visitors is nearly 2000. Pop. (1900) 800. From 1665 to 18o5 Griesbach was part of the bishopric of Strassburg. See Haberer, Die Renchbader Petersthal and Griesbach (Wiirzburg, 1866).
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