Guns on the Molotschna Colony – 1914

Mennonite Hunters with guns

Guns On the Molotschna Colony – 1914 Our records are based on Glenn H. Penner’s table of guns confiscated in 1914. His table does not just include the Molotschna colony but so far that is all that has been processed. Glenn’s Table Unknown Hunters from the Melitopol Area Image Source:   [wp_mapbox_gl_js map_id=”17054″]

Schoenhorst Chortitza Post

Schoenhorst | Home Featured Map Gallery Animations Panorama About Us Menu Home Featured Map Gallery Animations Panorama About Us Schoenhorst, Chortitza the house At the end of the road , just this side of the creek, in the little Mennonite Darp of Schoenhorst stands a jewel, a beautifully restored monument to a by gone time […]

Windmills in the Russian Empire

For those of us who have purchased our food at “the store” all our lives, it might be hard to understand the important role the windmill played in the lives of our prairie dwelling forefathers. Sometimes the beautiful structures seem like nothing more than a quaint symbol of a bygone time. Let’s look a little […]