Missouri has become a “German” state, filled wth the rich traditions and culture our ancestors fought so hard for. From abolitionists to zither players, and everything in between, we are proud of this heritage.
Award Winning Playwright Cecilia Nadal and Gitana Productions present An Amazing Story: German Abolitionists of Missouri. This is the unforgettable story of what the two largest ethnic groups can do, working together. Don’t miss this event, tickets are on sale NOW!
n January 11, 1865, Arnold Krekel, serving as the elected President of the Missouri Constitutional Convention signed Missouri’s Emancipation Proclamation thereby ending the enslavement of all African American’s in Missouri.
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 →
Legal freedom for all African Americans slaves in Missouri came by action of a state convention meeting in the Mercantile Library Hall in St. Louis. The convention convened on January 6, 1865 with German immigrant and abolitionist Judge Arnold Krekel serving as President.
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? →
The St. Louis German-American Community invites St. Louis to celebrate National German-American Day!
Join us for this family friendly week of programs that celebrate the St. Louis region’s wonderful German-American heritage with several programs, events, and even a feast as we celebrate German… Read more German American Day 2018 →