Friedrich Hecker was a hero to the vast majority of German Americans living in the United States during the mid-19th Century. The Friedrich Hecker Monument was dedicated on October 1,… Read more Friedrich Hecker →
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 →
Guten Tag! It’s Spring time! Time for the Frṻhlingsfest! So many events coming up this month. A Maifest is one of the oldest German springtime rituals. However, it is now… Read more Mai Zeitung 2018 →
We are overjoyed! Missouri Germans Consortium has learned, that after our posting about the St. Charles County Planning and Zoning Meeting scheduled for Feb. 21, 2018 on the University of Missouri property, that the request was withdrawn. Please continue to support the wonderful efforts for preservation of our German heritage by the Missouri Humanities Council, Katy Land Trust and Magnificent Missouri. Thanks everyone for your support! Danke!
Karneval has begun! The Fifth Season ends with the great Winter Ball on February 3rd.
Today he is generally depicted as a portly, joyous, white bearded man—sometimes with glasses—wearing a red coat with white fur collar and cuffs, white-fur-cuffed red trousers, and black leather belt… Read more Weihnachtsmann →
Our December News is packed full of traditions, recipes and family events! Frohe Weihnachten