Friedrich Muench wrote “such that we had gathered considerable participation and then published the Society’s statutes. It was excellently received, and encouraged us to become bold; thousands wanted to join us, and to help with the plans necessary for the realization. This certainly would have happened, had everything gone according to our expectations.”
This exhibit is about to close. There is only a few days left to see it. Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America will close on Sunday, April 19, and return to Germany. Come see it before its gone.
Missouri Germans Consortium is going to Germany this September for the Dawn of Utopia! Join us September 23 through October 1 as we visit Giessen, Nieder Gemünden, Harriersand, Bremen and more! Visit MGC’s new Travel Page for more information!
Missouri Germans is planning A Trip to Utopia and Germany in September 2015! Visit Germany and the cities of Giessen, Nieder-Gemünden, Bremen, and more!
The new spring issue of Missouri German Consortium’s quarterly e-journal Der Anzeiger will be delivered on April 1st! And for just a short time more, you can still receive future issues as a Charter subscriber and save 20% on the regular $25 price for an annual subscription.
…where the Traveling Summer Republic’s exhibit Utopia brings this nearly forgotten story alive at the Missouri History Museum, where it has enjoyed over 40,000 visitors since it opened last November 23, 2014. If you are a descendant of a member of the Giessen Emigration Society we would like to hear from you.
An unusual genealogy project has evolved out of my work with the Traveling Summer Republic for the exhibit, Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America: the Giessen Emigration Society Descendants Project.
Descendants of the members of the Giessen Emigration Society came together in an event held on December 13 at the Missouri History Museum’s Library and Research Center, and the Missouri History Museum’s exhibit Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America.