Today, St. Louis is part of the German Triangle, with Cincinnati and Milwaukee where the largest of amount of those with German Ancestry live. Over 50 million Americans claim German as their ethnic heritage still making it the largest ethnic culture in the U.S. today. Please join us as we celebrate our rich German Heritage
Join us as we welcome Team Violet with a great big Missouri Willkommen
Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America is bilingual, in German and English, and the story of 500 immigrants to America from all parts of Germany in 1834. After Gottfried Duden’s Report on a Journey to the Western States of North America, published in Germany in 1829, 120,000 Germans would emigrate to the U.S. in the 1830s. Over one-third of those would choose Missouri, presumably because to Duden’s advice.
A Wunderbar Together Road Trip is heading to St. Louis in May 2019!
The Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation announced its list of historic Places in Peril for 2018 at a press conference in Kansas City Friday. Incorporated in 1976, Missouri Preservation is… Read more Emmaus Homes →
The St. Louis Metro area is considered the third largest German-American community in all of America! From the Library of Congress: “The German immigrant story is a long one—a story… Read more How German are we? →
In July of 1833, the organizers of those that became Members of the Giessen Emigration Society as found on the Ship Arrival Lists, Friedrich Muench and Paul Follenius published the Call and Declaration… Read more Giessen Emigration Society →
Sometimes referred to as “the Dreamspinner” by the German government in 1830, today’s equivalent of “Fake News!” Duden was a man ahead of his time. He saw a need, wrote… Read more Gottfried Duden →
Missouri Germans Consortium is a free online International association of everything German in Missouri, for those interested in the German heritage of Missouri. Our mission is to partner with organizations such as ours, preserve the culture, educate on the history, promote with programs and projects, while providing an open forum for the public to come together.
One cannot go back. America is a melting pot for so many, as nearly all of our families were immigrants once. Once our own ancestors came here with their own dreams pinned with hope for a better future.
We also bring the sincere desire to promote by any possible means the welfare and independence of this our adopted country.