In 1824, a German attorney named Gottfried Duden visited Missouri, living among the settlers of the young state for three years. In 1829 he returned to Germany and published a… Read more The German Heritage of Missouri →
In 1829, Gottfried Duden published a small book called A Report on a Journey to the Western States that told Germans about this fabulous state of Missouri! Thousands followed his advice and soon Missouri was one of the most German states in America.
Currently we are seeking any historical societies or museums with collections that share in this story! If you have an active organization, such as a Sister City in Germany, or maybe your Church’s social group, perhaps you can share that history? Time is closing and we don’t want to miss anyone!