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Hollerweg

 

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Hydraulic engineering

Dykes, polders, ditch system, Wettern, canals,
locks, sluices, poldering, pumping stations

 

Settlement structure

Deichhufen and ribbon farms, traffic routes, yards,
villages on bridges, development on the dyke

 

The right of the Dutch

Dyke law, rights of the youngest, women’s rights,
no guild obligation for craftsmen, early democratic structures

 

Agriculture & orcharding

Fertile marsh soils, special/mild microclimate,
cultivation methods, water management,
upstream and downstream specialist companies, science

 

Trade & Shipping

Shipping, ports, shipyards, Altländer ship types,
feeder ships, knowledge transfer through trade

 

Altländer Cultural heritage

Architecture of the Fachhallenhäuser, ornamental gables, splendor gates,
churches, organ culture (Arp Schnitger), traditional costumes,
filigree jewelery, Altländer furniture, inventions

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