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Category: Missouri Germans

Missouri’s German Heritage

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.

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German Abolitionists

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!

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German Abolitionists

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.

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