Pommerscher Verein Freistadt
The Pomeranian Society of Freistadt
The Pomeranian Society of Freistadt
Welcome to Pommerscher Verein Freistadt
Pommerscher Verein Freistadt was founded in 1978 to preserve
our Pomeranian heritage through the study
of its history, genealogy, culture and language.
Meetings are held at the historic Lindenwood Community Center building at:
12351 N. Granville Road 111 W
Mequon, Wisconsin 53097
The Lindenwood Community Center is a former schoolhouse and is located near the original 
Pomeranian Lutheran settlement village of Freistadt in southeastern Wisconsin.
The PVF meetings are the second SATURDAY of the month, beginning at 1:00 p.m. 
Check "Events" for more details.
No meetings in January, April, July, and August.
All are welcome to attend.
     PVF offers members: 
  •     Membership year runs Jan. 1 - Dec. 31.
  •     Surname pedigree database with over 183,000 names submitted.
  •     Surname research area for submitting of Pomeranian ancestors.
  •     Pomeranian tours in Germany and Poland.
  •     Pommerntag, a large ethnic festival, held the last Sunday in June.
  •     Erntedankfest, harvest festival, & Weihnachtsfest, Christmas celebration, Pomeranian traditions.
  •     Quarterly newsletter, Rundschreiben, which can be received via email or U.S. mail. 
  •     Saturday afternoon meetings with a variety of presentations related to the group's mission.
  •     Library with genealogy and history books plus other reference materials.
  •     Assistance with genealogical problems.
  •     Online store offering a members' discount on books, maps, clothing, memorabilia and music.

    Select the link "Intro to Pommern Research" in the red bar at the left to see many, many pages concerning Pomeranian research.

      Questions regarding our organization?   
      Email Pommerscher Verein Freistadt:   information@pommerscher.org
      Or write
Pommerscher Verein Freistadt                               
P. O. Box 204                               
Germantown, WI 53022                             
           Please enclose a business-sized SASE.
Pommerscher Verein Freistadt is a member of the
Freistadt Heritage Foundation,
which operates the Lindenwood Community Center. 
To find out more about the Foundation and Center,
select "Links to Related Groups" on the left.

Operating Year: January - December 2024

Board of Directors (Term Ends)
President (2025): Tim Schoessow
Vice President (2024): Elroy Klug
Secretary (2024): Greg Heberer
Treasurer (2025): Shaw Bridges
Director (2025): Rose Boggs
Director (2025): Anne Bridges
Director (2024): Dee Howard
Committee Chairpeople
Folk Fair: Jean Klug
Folk Fair: Elroy Klug
Genealogy: Linda M Herrick
German Fest Culture Display: Elroy Klug
German Fest Culture Display: Jean Klug
German Society Representative: Tim Schoessow
Librarian: Linda M Herrick
Membership: Terry Schoessow
Newsletter Editor: Linda M Herrick
Newsletter Editor: Terry Schoessow
Programs: Vacant
Programs: Terry Schoessow
Store: Leon Raether
Sunshine: Rose Boggs
TNG Administrator: Gary Preston
Website: Terry Schoessow
Website: Linda M Herrick

Lindenwood Community Center