On January 11, 2017 the St. Louis Genealogical Society (SLGS) will hold their quarterly German Special Interest Group (GSIG) meeting at the St. Louis County Library at 7 pm with their… Read more St. Louis Germans in the Mid-19th Century →
There is something about fall weekends, with the cooler weather and the beautiful img_3657changing colors of the trees, that makes one want to get outside. And, if you love history, and the stories of the early German immigrants then you will want to visit Deutsch Country Days located on the Luxenhaus Farm (18055 State Highway O) near Marthasville, Missouri. The once-a-year living history that demonstrates the folkways and skills of the early Germans in Missouri is open for its’ 35th year on October 15 & 16th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. You will find me on the front porch of the Huber Haus, which was built in the 1830s. I’ll be sharing the history of the farm, the Germans and the German Heritage Corridor.
St. Louis County Parks is co-sponsoring at the St. Louis County Library a new series of programs called We Are St.Louis where you can learn more about all of the different backgrounds that make St Louis so great – starting with the Germans!