Timber framed church
|Municipal assoc.||Am Stettiner Haff|
|• Mayor||Ursula Krüger|
|• Total||37.57 km2 (14.51 sq mi)|
|Elevation||10 m (30 ft)|
|• Density||15/km2 (39/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
- Riether Stiege
- Island Riether Werder in the bay Neuwarper See
The southern shore and the hinterland of the Szczecin Lagoon were inhabited thousands of years ago, as evidenced by spearheads and fist wedges. The area belonged to the Duchy of Pomerania, to Sweden from 1648 to 1721, to Prussia as Province of Pomerania from 1815 to 1945 and to the district Neubrandenburg from 1952 to 1990).
Luckow was a Slavic complex. In 1260 it was mentioned as Luckowe (in German: Wiesengrund) in a deed of transfer. The timber framed church in Luckow was built in 1726. Luckow was owned by the von Bröcker and Muckerwitz family until 1782.
Christiansberg was founded in 1822 and settled by day labourers. The botanical garden was established in 1982 and comprises a collection of plants from all over the world. Deciduous trees, conifers and magnolias as well as more than 300 rhododendron plants, a shrub area, a heath garden and a rock garden can be found here.
Fraudenhorst: Near Fraudenhorst stands one of the oldest groups of yews in Germany. The trees are between 500 and 800 years old. Luckow: The half-timbered church in Luckow was built in 1726. Luckow was owned by the von Bröcker and Muckerwitz family until 1782.
Rieth was first mentioned in a document in 1252. From 1317 to 1648 and again from 1690 to the 18th century the estate was in the possession of the family Bröker. The church was built after 1648. The manor house, built for the von Bülow family, dates from 1841. The village was an independent municipality until 31 December 1997.
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