Pommernland “Recipes from the Heimat” is a page for German and American descendants of Pomerania, or anyone who has an interest in preserving and sharing our rich cultural heritage through delicious recipes, along with historical information about our ancestral homeland. She posts old recipes from the Heimat as they become available and is actively seeking others to help contribute their recipes passed down from generation to generation.

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The following is a letter to Heather Knight from her father concerning his journey to Sammenthin to look for his Witt family and any traces of history. All text remains unaltered, except where necessary for spelling, grammar, or reading clarification. When possible, these instances are noted in brackets or italics. [It was] In May of 1983 […]

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This page is currently a work in progress as I study the patterns of movement of shepherds and herdsmen from the Belgard parish. Philipp Wedig Bloedorn and Barbara Catharina Wenzel Schäfer in Ackerhof Karoline Sophia born February 1, 1794 in Ackerhof   Christoph Klotz and Christina Steffers (Steffens?) Hirte in Roggow Christoph Friedrich born April […]

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Agricultural Laborers Rising Against the Heads of Big Estates. SOLDIERS ENFORCE WORK Military Repression Leads to a Wave of Protest Throughout the Nation TENSION IN POMERANIA Socialist Factions Join in Denouncing Course of Landed Proprietors. By George Renwick Special cable to the New York Times Originally published in The New York Times on July 18, […]

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The Pommernchronik, or Pomeranian Chronicle, had been lost for more than 70 years. This 600-page manuscript, nearly 400 years-old, was recently discovered by the Blochman family from Marl, Germany in the attic of a multi-family residential house. At the end of 2017, the document was handed over honorably to Andreas Roloff, a specialist in digitization […]

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