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This Sunday, February 28, at 11am an old German tradition is coming to the Saint Charles (MO) Riverfront. Andrew Tessmer is looking for everyone who wants to learn Bosseln and join in the fun! Meet at the Main Pavillion in Riverfront Park. The Bosseln ball is…

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Fighting for a Free Missouri

Missouri is well-known for its German-American heritage, but the story of 19th-century German immigrant abolitionists is often neglected in discussions of the state’s history. German Immigrant Abolitionists: Fighting for a Free Missouri tells the story of what happened when idealistic German immigrants, many highly educated and devoted to the ideals of freedom and democracy, came to a pre-Civil War slave state.

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