Old photos of Narva-Jõesuu (Gungerburg, Hungerburg)
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History of city Narva-Jõesuu (Gungerburg, Hungerburg) in photos

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Geography: Narva-Jõesuu - is a town in Ida-Viru County, in north-eastern Estonia.

Date of foundation:

History: The settlement probably arose in the 14th century, then part of the Duchy of Estonia, a dominion of the Livonian Order within Terra Mariana from 1346. It was first documented in a 1503 deed issued by Master of the Order Wolter von Plettenberg. It was the site of an outer harbour of the City of Narva from the 16th century, containing several timber stockyards, sawmills, and a small shipbuilding industry.

The German name Hungerburg allegedly goes back to the Russian emperor Peter the Great, who during the 1704 Battle of Narva noticed the great poverty of the rural population. The Narva-Jõesuu Lighthouse was erected in 1808.

Economy: 2 630

Narva-Jõesuu. Interior of Kurhaus, 1925
Interior of Kurhaus, 1925
Narva-Jõesuu. City Park
City Park
Narva-Jõesuu. Marine avenue
MMarine Avenue (Morskoy prospekt)
Narva-Jõesuu. Marine Avenue
Marine Avenue (Morskoy prospekt)
Narva-Jõesuu. Opening Kurhaus
Opening Kurhaus, May 1912
Narva-Jõesuu. Kurhaus, 1917
Kurhaus, 1917
Narva-Jõesuu. The streets of the resort
The streets of the resort
Narva-Jõesuu. Steamer 'Pavel'
Steamer 'Pavel'

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.

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