By reconstructing the Garrison Church in Potsdam, we create space. Space to remember the complex history of this place, space to learn from this history and space to live. Learn more about the planning process and the Garrison Church’s history on our website!

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News from 12/12/2017
„Der 6-Tage-Krieg, seine Wahrnehmung in der DDR und seine Auswirkungen"

Filmmuseum Potsdam, Foto: panoramio/wikimedia commons

Im Rahmen der "Potsdamer Gespräche: Historische Zäsuren im Film" zeigt das Filmmuseum Potsdam am Dienstag, 12. Dezember, 18 Uhr den Dokumentarfilm "Sechs Tage Krieg, unter der Regie von Ilan Zev.  Anschließend gibt es ein Gespräch. Es handelt sich um eine Kooperationsveranstaltung der Nagelkreuzgemeinde Garnisonkirche Potsdam mit der Landeszentrale für die…


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A complex and changeful history

The Garrison Church in Potsdam has an interesting history. For all those, who have never heard about it, see below for 3 key dates of the church we want to reconstruct.


CONSTRUCTION of the Garrison Church by order of King Friedrich Wilhelm I. of Prussia.


DEMOLITION OF THE CHURCH by decree of Potsdam’s local SED leadership. The district’s computing centre is built on the vacant space.


RECONSTRCUTION BEGINS – Laying the cornerstone as part of the memorial service for the 60th anniversary of the Potsdam air raid.

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