The exhibit followed the path of the emigrants from Giessen via Bremen and Bremerhaven to Baltimore where the project team, today’s “emigrants”, where greeted with a welcome ceremony at the Baltimore Immigration Memorial Garden at Locust Point
Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America is truly an international story of immigration with the opening of the exhibit in Washington, DC. The German American Heritage Museum at… Read more Washington, DC →
The exhibit then traveled by ship across the Atlantic, and is now being readied for the public at the German American Heritage Museum at 719 Sixth Street NW in Washington D.C. where it will open this Saturday, September 6, 2014, at 4:00 p.m.
Baltimore House opens once again for a special emigrant from Germany…
Everyone is an immigrant…
“like Friedrich Muench, who as “Far West” went on to write books about Missouri for Germans, urging them to emigrate.”
America prides itself on its freedoms and democracy. We celebrate those who work daily to keep it safe, and commemorate those who have made the greatest sacrifice already. Today, residents in many countries still see America as a Utopia.
The issues of freedom, democracy, political struggles, and a desperate desire at any cost, for a better life for one’s family, is striking in its similarity for today.