Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Wordless Wednesday: Heppenheim, Hesse, Germany, home of the Meinberg and Neher families, and Starkenburg castle

The village of Heppenheim in the Hesse region of Germany, ancestral home to my Meinberg and Neher families, from which my third great grandmother Eva Meinberg Haase (1861-1919) is descended. They were living here at least as far back as the late 1600s. This is the marketplace, with the medieval castle Starkenburg high on the hill - picturesque, right?


  1. Beautiful! Makes me want to catch a flight...

  2. I actually have Family living in this town and have spent many, many days living and visiting here as well. It's a beautiful, quiet town along the Bergstrasse......

    1. Really? How wonderful! Would love to make it there some day!