February Newsletter

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Missouri Germans Consortium applauds the Missouri HumanitiesMissouri Humanities Council logo Council’s continued progress on the German Heritage Corridor initiative! And Missouri Life Magazine has MissouriLife.comannounced their new publication due out in stores on October 1st – Exploring Missouri’s German Heritage! For more visit GermanHeritageCorridor.com

Everything German happening in Missouri!

abolutionistFriday, February 12  4-6 pm German Immigrant Abolitionists: Fighting for a Free Missouri – Center for Global Citizenship, Suite 124 3672 West Pine Mall “Opening reception with curator’s talk by Dr. Sydney Norton”

Sunday, February 28 Boßeln in St. Charles Riverfront Park Missouri Germans Boßeln teams now forming! Contact Andrew Tessmer at andrew@xlr8.org

March!

Saturday, March 5 German Genealogy Research: Beyond the Basics Auditorium -St. Louis Public Library Central Branch, Guest speaker Dr. Roger Minert, Ph.D, A.G. FREE To register, call Central Library’s Genealogy Room at 314.539.0385 or see http://www.slpl.org/events/calendar.asp

Saturday, March 5  – German American Cultural Society of St. Louis – Rosenball, German cultural Society Hall Info: 314-771-8368

Friday, March 12  -Volksmarsch Club – Walk Kirkwood – Info 314-544-2198

Friday, March 19  – German Cultural Society Youth Group Trivia Night  German Cultural Society Hall Info 314-771- 8368

Thursday, March 31, 5 – 7pm “From the Wacheputsch to the Missouri Putsch: German Radicals Invite Themselves to the American Civil War.” Dr. Steven Rowan, professor of history; German Immigrant Abolitionists: Fighting for a Free Missouri at the Center for Global Citizenship, Suite 124 3672 West Pine Mall

Mark your calendars now!

Saturday, April 2 –  German American Volksmarsch Club of St. Louis – Walk Ferguson Info 314-524-1234

Saturday, April 2 – German American Cultural Society of St. Louis Deutscher Maennerchor – Spring Dance & Concert – German Cultural Society Hall Music by St. Louis Express  314- 487-9296 or 42kwolf@gmail.com

Saturday, April 17 –  German American Cultural Society of St. Louis- Wurstmarkt – German Cultural Society Hall – 314-771-8368

Tuesday, April 19 10:30 am Missouri History Museum, Germans in Missouri (Led by Dorris Keeven-Franke) German Migration across Missouri: Rivers, Roads and Rails – Presented in cooperation with the St. Louis Community College Continuing Education Department http://mohistory.org/node/57702

Thursday, April 21, 4 – 6 pm “The Münch Family: From Hesse to Missouri-A German Abolitionist Family.” Lecture by Dorris Keeven-Franke, public historian and author. German Immigrant Abolitionists: Fighting for a Free Missouri – Center for Global Citizenship, Suite 124 3672 West Pine Mall

Enjoy a Missouri Germans Springtime!

FrMuenchSunday, May 1 Missouri Germans’ Maifest in Dutzow; German food, music and dancing at Blumenhof Winery, Tour of the historic farm of Friedrich Muench co-founder of the Giessen Emigration Society. Come hear about the German Heritage Corridor in Missouri!

Tuesday, May 17 10:30 am Missouri History Museum, Germans in Missouri (Led by Dorris Keeven-Franke) Gottfried Duden & the Beginning of the German Immigration Presented in cooperation with the St. Louis Community College Continuing Education Department http://mohistory.org/node/57702

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2 thoughts on “February Newsletter”

  1. Doris,
    Wentzville Masonic Lodge is celebrating 150 years this year and I’m helping find info on founders.
    Wanted to no if i could send you some info on them.
    Fire in old Methodist Church in Wentzville in 1800s destroyed info.

    Mechanicsville Missouri Lodge will be 150 years old in 2018 our Lodge had Audrains, Boones,Zumwalts McClures Howells ect.all founding members of St. Charles County.

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