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Baron Krafft von dem Knesebeck bought back 1,600 acres of family land in Karwe.

Returning German aristocrats reinvigorate heritage

By Colin Nickerson
Globe Staff / November 13, 2006

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KARWE, Germany -- A portrait of one illustrious forebear -- a field marshal who strategized against Napoleon -- glowers over the fireplace. A hunting dog snores on a sofa. There's a 17th-century armoire, shelves of leather-and-gilt bound volumes, mounted stag horns, and other trappings of nobility, including the proud unicorn-and-dragon-arm crest of the von dem Knesebeck family. (Full article: 1262 words)

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