|The artists village Fischerhude is sited in the Wuemme lowland, east of the city of Bremen, at an edge of the Teufelsmoor, and first crossing point to the Zeven Geest.|
place was already mentioned documentarily in the year
1124 and was called Widagheshude; there was a landing stage for
boats and a protected place for the movement of goods.
settling down of more farmers there
draining the surrounding
marshes, the village was renamed in Fischerhude.
fortune of the Wuemme river and best pastures and productive hay
harvests became basics of prosperity of its farmers.
using river arms and water drains, the farms were connected among
one another and with their farming areas. Accordingly that time,
persons and goods of every kind were shipped on small flat wooden
boats, even all the way to the city of Bremen.|