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Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America

Today you can visit maxim-films and enjoy the film Utopia via Video on Demand. Or you can enjoy a gallery of photographs recalling the traveling exhibition Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America as it began in 2009….

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German Heritage Corridor

Missouri’s rich ethnic background still fills its valleys, and events that celebrate its history still happen annually, keeping the traditions alive. Missouri Germans applauds the Missouri Humanities Council new initiative recently launched to preserve and promote this important aspect of our State’s history and heritage. Danke!

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Everyone is an emigrant

America, where the “sun of freedom shines”, is still Utopia for thousands every year. Have we forgotten that is what brought our own ancestors here? Would they be proud of us today?

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New Years Day

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.”

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The Reisende Sommer-Republik

The Missouri German Consortium is happy to host the upcoming visit of members of the Reisende Sommer Republik from Bremen Germany in September! Please join us at the various activities planned for their visit.

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Revisiting Utopia

On September 24, 2011, participants will have a unique opportunity to re-live and re-visit an important part of Missouri’s German history, on the upcoming bus tour Utopia Revisited…

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