Meyers Orts-, Step by Step
Tips for searching's version of the classic resource for locating German villages.
The seminal handbook for tracking down German villages goes by the title Meyers Orts- und Verkehrs-Lexikon des Deutschen Reiches. (Is it any wonder genealogists call it Meyers Orts- for short?) You’ll find this resource on the subscription website, but it takes a little help to use effectively. Here’s a 1-2-3 from the folks at the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society:
1. On the home page, go to the link for Card Catalog.