Wilhelminenthal (Jarmen)

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Wilhelminenthal is a district of the town of Jarmen in the Vorpommern-Greifswald district in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania . Until the merger with Jarmen in 2004, Wilhelminenthal was part of the municipality of Plötz . Wilhelminenthal is about five kilometers south of Jarmen and one and a half kilometers north of Plötz.

Wilhelminenthal was first mentioned in writing in 1825 and initially consisted of three day laborers' kats. The landowner Wichard Wilhelm von Heyden (1782–1836) is said to have named the Vorwerk after his wife Wilhelmine von Gloeden (1789–1820). In 1862 Wilhelminenthal had four fireplaces and 70 residents.

From 1897 until the end of the Second World War, there was a stop of the Demminer Kleinbahnen Ost in Wilhelminenthal . After the 750 mm small railway line from Demmin to Jarmen had been dismantled and transported to the Soviet Union as reparations , there was a 600 mm small railway line between Schmarsow and Jarmen from 1949 to 1958 . In 1943 three two-family houses were built as makeshift homes for people bombed out in Szczecin . Six new farmhouses were built in 1948 and 1949 .

The LPG Type I, founded in Wilhelminenthal in 1960 , was affiliated to Plötzer LPG in 1964. In the village there was a cattle barn with the last 120 dairy cows, which was taken over by VEG Neu Plötz in 1988 . In 1996 Wilhelminenthal had 39 inhabitants, in 1999 there were 54.


  • Karina Albrecht , Marion Boldt: Plötz 1249–1999. History (s) of a community in Western Pomerania. hansefrau eV, Plötz 2000, pp. 85-87.

Coordinates: 53 ° 53 '  N , 13 ° 18'  E