Poggendorf, Kreis Demmin, Pommern
Poggendorf was originally amanorial 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