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Fritzow - Wrzosowo


Fritzow was the origin of my TRETTIN ancestors in the mid-1700's, and it was a bit of a disappointment.  North and east of the town factories and large apartment blocks have been built, the access to the shore is blocked, and the village sits right on a major highway.  That all means that little of the old Fritzow is left.  Here's what I was able to find:  

Fritzow map


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Looking south from the north end of town
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This road once led to the shore, but it's now fenced off at the west end.
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A small duck pond in the center of town. I was standing next to the tiny firehouse, built in 1925, but my picture of that did not come out.
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A Polish war memorial made of carved concrete.  This is where the old German church stood.

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The new Roman Catholic church.  It's down the road to the east of where the old German church stood.  I couldn't find the location of the old cemetery (or the new one, either).

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The road east from  Fritzow to Stresow
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Looking south from Fritzow toward Kamien Pomorski

 

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