City of Gaski
A seaside summer resort village in West Pomeranian province, Koszalin county and Mielno municipality. Permanent residents are approx. 400. Gaski is a charming bathing resort located on the western edge of the Słowiński Coast between Mielno and Ustron Morski, approx. 24 km to the northeast. From Koszalin.
The first mention of the village dates back to 1628, and refers to the sand-filled fields belonging to the Damicz family – owners of today’s Gaski. The next information dates back to 1699 and is related to the burning of limestone that the sea dumped on the shore near the village. The former Funkenhagen, and today’s Gaski, was the birthplace of Richard Adolf Odo Plüddemann (1846-1910), an excellent architect mainly associated with Breslau. He was the designer of the Grunwald Bridge, the Zwierzyniecki Bridge, the Market Hall on ul. Sandy and others. An interesting architectural landmark is the one built in the second half. A 19th century neoclassical palace in a historic park. The most famous structure in Gaski is a 49-meter lighthouse from 1878.