(Photographs copyrighted by Rich and Gayla Aspenleiter)

Even though Freudental was once a German village, it is now a Ukrainian village and inhabited by Ukrainians. The foundations of many of the houses and wells still standing were built by our German people.

Sign coming into Freudental

200th anniversary memorial in Freudental

Street in Freudental

Freudental local market (crowded as kids from school were there for lunch snacks)

Brunnen (old German well)

Prior German home of Gottlieb Schlecht

Grapes in Freudental 

Front view of the old German school

Side view of old German school (now a hospital)

Freudental cemetery - very few German headstones left

German headstone (unreadable) in Ukrainian section of cemetery

Cellar of prior Abel home