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Old photos of Priekule
Coat of Arms of Priekule

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History of city Priekule region Courland in photos

A small historical reference

Priekule - a city in the province Priekulsky republic located in the west of Latvia. The first written mention - 1483 god.V historical annals Priekule first mentioned in 1483, when local land was given possession of the Baron Korf. Corfu Palace lived up to our days, and now there is a school. Preserved and built in 1699 the Swedish Gate, the image of which is used on the coat of arms of the city from the very moment Priekule received city rights. Swedish Gate Priekule recognized as a national monument of architecture.

The main development of the city had the opening in 1871 the railway line Liepaja - Vilnius.

Priekule. Pharmacy and store
Pharmacy and store
Priekule. The apothecary and the pharmacist
The apothecary and the pharmacist
Priekule. Hospital
Hospital
Priekule. Wooden buildings
Wooden buildings
Priekule. Brick factory
Brick factory
Priekule. The mill and pond
The mill and pond
Priekule. Primary school
Primary school
Priekule. Primary school
Primary school
Priekule. Primary school
Primary school
Priekule. Primary school, 1943
Primary school, 1943
Priekule. Hunting Club
Hunting Club
Priekule. Fire depot
Fire depot
Priekule. The market at the station
The market at the station
Priekule. Old pharmacy
Old pharmacy
Priekule. Homesteads, the Swedish Gate
Homesteads, the Swedish Gate
Priekule. Homesteads, the Swedish Gate
Homesteads, the Swedish Gate
Priekule. The Water mill
The Water mill
Priekule. The Water mill
The Water mill
Priekule. The Water mill
The Water mill
Priekule. Castle
Castle
Priekule. Castle
Castle
Priekule. Railway station
Railway station
Priekule. Railway station
Railway station
Priekule. Railway Station Square
Railway Station Square

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