Vehlingsdorf, Kr. Saatzig, Pomerania
(Wielen Pomorski, Poland)

Vehlingsdorf had 268 inhabitants in 1939.

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This church is where Grandpa Carl Julius Franz Maas was confirmed in 1892.

Vehlingsdorf Church - Sept 2003
Front views of the church - June 1999
Side views of the church - June 1999
Closeup and detail of the stone & brick masonry and door
The year "1859" was chiseled into the rock just above the center window.
Church nave and altar - May 2001
Von Wedell memorial plaque

Three of the beautiful stained glass windows

The old German cemetery beside the church has been abandoned and is hardly visible in the underbrush. In addition to many broken stone bases, a couple of iron crosses and the glass shards of a memorial plaque lying in the weeds are all that remains. Sept 2003

Barn on the von Wedel estate ( Gut ) in Vehlingsdorf

© - Gene Maas
rev. Nov 2003