Welcome to the Planer Colonies Project!

Our goal is to preserve the 120 years of history (1823-1943) of the Planer Colonies near Mariupol, in the Russian Empire, and to connect the currently living descendants from all over the world to establish a little virtual community.

background image: Leibbrand, Georg: Die deutschen Siedlungen in der Sowjetunion. Teil 3: Ukraine mit Krim, Berlin 1941.