FETEA

The village (hamlet) Fetea (Fetantelike, Fettendorf, Fetumdorph) was first attested in writing in 1357, under the name of Fetumdorph. Today, nothing left of the hamlet with about 20 houses, but the Romanian colony in Fetea (Fettendorf) is a special page in the history of Romanians in Biertan. The name of the place, Fettendorf, comes from the Latin Terra Faete (Feta Earth). According to the legend, a Transylvanian voivode fell in love with a young Romanian girl from these lands, and from their love was born a girl whose father gave her the territory of Fetea.   But more spectacular is the real story, related to the Girl. Between 1944 and 1953, the anti-communist resistance formed by young legionaries, student comrades in Cluj, but having their parental home in the nearby villages. Their fight was portrayed by Dr. Teofil Mija in the book "We had no youth". He remembers the great help they received from the people who lived here, in building bunkers and supplies, but also the suffering they had to endure to support these legionaries. Examples of people and households that helped the anti-Communist resistance were the Fetea pastors. In the 60s, following repeated searches by the Securitate, the last family (the family of Zaharia Ursu) will move from Fetea, along with the remnants of wealth left in Brasov. With them ended the permanent living in Fetea. On a hill, in the middle of the forests, there are a few graves, and since 2003, there has been erected a monument of the heroes of the anti-communist resistance, most executed in the communist prisons.