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12020-11-11T14:50:22-05:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f591detail from the Special Map of European Russia, list 1 (1915)plain2020-11-11T14:50:22-05:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5
12020-10-27T01:54:43-04:00Zyrardow7Baedeker locationplain2020-12-15T00:03:45-05:0052.0488, 20.44599Here there is a woolen and linen factory established by a Frenchman named Gérard. That is what Baedeker says about this place.
But why does he bother? Is this Frenchman just important enough that we must know his last name but can go without his first name? Alternate placenames: Zhirardov Distance from Alexandrovo: 171 versts