Poggendorf, Kreis Demmin, Pommern

Poggendorf was originally a manorial village and the manor house and manorial barns still exist. It was the home village for the Drews family later of Danville, IL. Here is a picture of the manor house (gut):


Also the village tavern (krug) still exists in an updated form. Here are pictures of these:


Poggendorf has a very nice 15th century chapel; Gulzowshof is their parish church. Here are pictures of the chapel:


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September 1, 2010