A selection of photographs taken on a rainy day visit this week to the former manor house (schloss / pałac) and now absolutely splendid hotel, spa, and conference centre in Mierzęcin.
An interactive map of the Mierzęcin area of the province of Lubuskie, western Poland.
See also: Pre-war images and something of the history of Mierzęcin (formerly: Mehrenthin).
Offsite link: The Mierzęcin Wellness and Wine Resort.
An early 1870s picture of the manor house (Schloss) in Mierzecin (Mehrenthin) by Aleksander Duncker.
Mierzęcin (former: Mehrenthin) is a village in the Strzelce Krajeńskie (Friedeberg) / Dobiegniew (Woldenberg) area of Lubuskie in the west of Poland.
An early 1900s picture postcard featuring four different views of Mierzęcin (Mehrenthin).
Here are some pre-war images of the rather grand manor house (schloss / pałac) in Mierzecin. It was built in 1861-63 in a Neo-Gothic style and is surrounded by a 19th century landscaped park.
Another old postcard featuring the manor house (schloss) in Mierzęcin (Mehrenthin Neumark). Posted in 1911.
Prior to the end of the Second World War the estate and manor belonged to the von Waldow family. After the war became the house and land became state property and over much of the communist era served as an educational centre. However, it is now in private ownership and been fully restored and is used as a hotel, spa, and conference centre.
The manor house (schloss) in Mierzecin (Mehrenthin N/M), as it looked when owned by Ulrich von Waldow, c.1935.
The village of Mierzecin also boasts a rather fine church dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary dating back to 1715.
Related content on Polish Poland:
- Information and present-day photographs of the manor house in Mierzęcin.