Welcome to the website of the former fishermen families living on Hel Peninsula!
Hel peninsula is an approximately 34 kilometers long land tongue in Poland. It delimitates the Gdansk Bay to the north and is about 20 kilometers of linear distance from Gdansk. The peninsula is between 200 meters and 3 km wide and resulted originally from a chain of smaller islands.
If you have documents and information that could contribute to the history og Hel Peninsula or if you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
If you have any questions or are interested in our annual newsletter, please mail to info (at) halbinsel-hela.de or use the contact form. If you are looking for something specifically: Use the search function on this page (in the upper right corner of the menu)!
The English content of this webpage is under construction. But we already have some interesting english articles about Hel Peninsula online:
- Hel - A Medieval Merchant Settlement.pdf
- Seals and Coat of Arms of the town of Hel.pdf
- Time Beam Illustration.pdf
- Book project by Jerzy Schroeder on the local and family history of Hel Peninsula. Link
- "The Fisherman from the Devil's Marsh." Story of the Hel Ship Model from 1744. Link with english download.
You may find these picture galleries interesting: