Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America opened September 6, in Washington, D.C. at the German American Heritage Foundation’s museum where it will be until October 25, 2014. On November 22, 2014 it will open at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.
One cannot go back. America is a melting pot for so many, as nearly all of our families were immigrants once. Once our own ancestors came here with their own dreams pinned with hope for a better future.
The Giessen Emigration Society Genealogy Project Imagine yourself trying to locate the descendants of 500 German emigrants. They’re not the same family, religion, nor do they come from the same village or province. The only… Read more Unusual Genealogy project →
Two years later, on New Years day in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring “that all persons held as slaves” within the rebellious states “are, and henceforward shall be free.”
German television captures visit to Nieder Gemünden by Carol Muench
We also bring the sincere desire to promote by any possible means the welfare and independence of this our adopted country.