Grete Minde in front of the Old Town Hall in Tangermünde
Grete Minde is standing in front of Tangermünde's town hall, bound in chains. She belonged to a patrician family and lived in the 17th century. Grete Minde was burned at the stake on March 22, 1619, because she was held responsible for the great town fire in Tangermünde. Her guilt is doubted by historians. You can learn more about her life at the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum.
Jenny Marx House in Salzwedel
In Salzwedel, for example, you will find the birthplace of Jenny Marx. Today, the music school of the Altmarkkreis Salzwedel is located here. However, there is a small permanent exhibition with insights into the life of Jenny Marx and her husband Karl Marc. There is also a life-size bronze sculpture of Jenny Marx in the rose garden.
Open Air Museum Diesdorf
In the open-air museum Diesdorf everything revolves around the culture and way of life of the people in the 17th to 20th centuries. Thanks to a rich dowry, the Altmärkische farmer's wife in the 18th and 19th centuries was able to marry in a manner befitting her station and was thus socially recognized.