Danube Swabian/Donauschwaben society
began during the Swabian Migrations
that came to be known as "Der Grosse Schwabenzug" or "The Great Swabian Trek"
which occurred in three intervals
between the years 1722-1787. You'll find detailed information and drawings of centuries old architectural plans representing various village plans, property lots, house and floor plans, and the cost of building a house,
This series takes a walk back in time inside the simple way of life of our Danube Swabian ancestors. Learn about our ancestors "Village Life" as they knew it: front and back courtyards, gardens, hand tools, vintage lighting to home furnishings; and the heart of the home "the typical Swabian
kitchen." See where your ancestors drew their water from, the well & Schwengelbrunnen. Read about the points of interest of the village like the village railroad and the Hutweide (Community
The Germans in Beschka were very happy to join clubs. On the one hand their established association served to care for the German customs, especially the German songs and literature. On the other hand the associations served as the fulfillment of the community’s problems, such as the Fireman’s Association.