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Germany / Deutschland » States & Provinces - Under Construction » Bremen

This port city lies at the mouth of the Weser River. It was, and still is, a Hanseatic and free city. The Hanseatic League is an organization of north German cities that was created to protect their trade interests. Bremen’s south border was the kingdom of Hannover. Bremerhaven, literally, Bremen’s harbor, is a port town within Bremen. Today Bremen is one of Germany’s three city-states. Learn more: FamilySearch Wiki - Bremen and GenWiki - Bremen


Information provided by Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG® of Lind Street Research.

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