Tagged : Uckermark

The Huguenot Society in Denmark

05 Apr, 2021 by Huguenot Society
The Society's visit to Denmark in 1999 explored Huguenot colonies in rural Fredericia and in Copenhagen and its region, where fortunes and architectural landmarks were built by 18th-century Huguenot entrepreneurs, active in the financial and shipping sectors....

Uckermark, Huguenot Refuge in Germany

26 Aug, 2020 by Huguenot Society
With group trips impossible this year due to the pandemic, and our September visit to Guernsey postponed, we look back at a fascinating tour we made in 2003 to the Huguenot refuge of Uckermark in Germany. There, Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, settled on his lands many of those fleeing oppression in France under Louis XIV....