Pommerscher Verein Freistadt
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The Pomeranian Society of Freistadt
The Pomeranian Society of Freistadt

 

 
Welcome to the website of the
Pommerscher Verein Freistadt!
 
We are glad you came to visit. 
Please stay awhile.
Be sure to explore the links in
the red bar on the left.
If you are a member, be sure to log in before exploring the website.  
There are features that only appear to members.  Log-in by clicking "Member Log-in" found in red bar on the left.  If you are renewing your membership or joining online, that is also found there.

 
Pommerntag is coming soon! 
After a two year Covid hiatus,
the 45th Edition of Pommerntag
is returning to Mequon's Rotary Park
on Sunday, June 26 from noon to 5:30!
Make plans to attend this free event
to hear the Alte Kameraden Band
and Peggy Mueller with her Button Box,
watch the Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt dancers,
eat traditional Pomeranian food,
and of course drink traditional liquids. 
Visit the Rotary Pavillion to see the
Cultural, Genealogy, and Bookstore Displays. 
More information on Facebook: Pommerntag
Volunteers are needed to set up, serve food, answer questions & clean up. 
Send an email to info@pommerscher.org if you can help.

 
Pomeranian Heritage Tour Update  After three years of delays, thirty-five travelers are leaving on May 23 to go to Pomerania. If you want to "travel" with the group vicariously, check the Pommerntag Facebook page beginning on May 26.  Photos will be posted frequently.

In the March 2022 Rundschreiben, it was announced the web site Metryki.GenBaza.pl was closing.
As of 3 March 2022. That is no longer true.
Here is the latest information from Metryki.GenBaza.pl : (translated from Polish to English)
 Metryki.GenBaza.pl will NOT be closed
1. The commitment of many genealogy enthusiasts has made it possible to keep the site running.
2. All public resources will from now on be available without login.
3. Catalog structure has been changed.
4. Portal has been updated to the newest standards and will be improved.
We have plans for other very interesting improvements and innovations such as a search engine for catalogs.
We have also started a donation for the maintenance of a new server. https://zrzutka.pl/y3pp4t.
Launched portal https://indeksy.net/news.php will be oriented at indexing the GenBase resources.
 
If you use Metryki.GenBaza.pl to read German churchbooks, keep checking the web site for further updates.

 
The membership year for the PVF is January 1 - December 31.
If you are NOT a member, but wish to join in order to access "hidden" parts of this website, including the online database of 175,000+ names, please click on "Join" button to the left.

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Because of increased printing and mailing costs, PVF voted in 2017 to charge an additional $5.00 for each member who requests to receive the newsletter through the U.S. mail. When you choose to renew online with PayPal and credit card, if you simply click the "Renew" button, you will only be set up to get the newsletter via e-mail. If you wish to receive the paper copy by U.S. mail, please also add $5.00 under "Optional donation" on that same page. (Naturally, other donations are gratefully accepted as well!). Thank you! 

Receive the Rundschreiben (newsletter) by USPS mail AND e-mail

Individual $20.00/year
Family $25.00/year
Non-voting Associate or Organization $17.00/year 

Receive the Rundschreiben (newsletter) by e-mail only: 

Individual $15.00/year
Family $20.00/year
Non-voting Associate or Organization $12.00/year

 


Do you want to learn more about Pomerania?
Find the village where Great-grandma lived?
Share your Pomeranian heritage with the world?
You can do all of these by visiting our online store
to find books, maps, clothing, and more!
Just click on "Store" in the red bar at the left to go shopping.

 


Tour of Pomerania

                                                                             
The Pomeranian Heritage Tour Group gathered in front of the
Pommersches Landesmuseum in Greifswald, Germany in May 2017.
The museum specializes in the history of Pomerania.
Tours of northern Germany and Poland, in what was once Pomerania,
were most recently conducted in May 2015 and May 2017. Enjoy some photos of the trips below.