Category Archives: Missouri Germans

Utopians arrive in Bremen

The St. Stephanis Kulturkirche in Bremen, Germany is the latest to become an exclusive location to meet the Traveling Summer Republic, a group of artists, photographers, film makers, writers, historians, and script writers and share in a journey to Utopia!  Their exhibition Utopia-Revisiting a German State in America reveals an almost forgotten moment in Germany, when nearly 500 joined leaders Friedrich Muench and Paul Follenius in their plan to create a German State in America… Continue reading Utopians arrive in Bremen


Utopia in St. Charles exhibit at Lindenwood University

Reading Rolf and Ulla SAchmidt - right Dorris Keeven Franke -  03.11.13_IMG_7596 WinkelmannThe Missouri Germans Consortium and Reisende Sommer Republik of Germany announces the exhibit: Utopia in Saint Charles County. The exhibit will cover the very different lives of families who were members of the Giessen Emigration Society who arrived in 1834, and their impact on the County’s history. The exhibit will be on display at Lindenwood University this fall, but the exact dates are yet to be determined.