The Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation announced its list of historic Places in Peril for 2018 at a press conference in Kansas City Friday. Incorporated in 1976, Missouri Preservation is… Read more Emmaus Homes →
Friedrich Hecker was a hero to the vast majority of German Americans living in the United States during the mid-19th Century. The Friedrich Hecker Monument was dedicated on October 1,… Read more Friedrich Hecker →
Spring is in full swing and we are so busy! The month is almost over but wanted to let you know about some upcoming events this month and some other… Read more April News →
This Friday, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel is to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday March 17, 2017. It may be of interest to Missouri German Consortium followers as it marks a major event in German-American relations.
President Barack Obama has proclaimed October 6, 2016 German American Day! This day commemorates the date in 1683 when 13 German families from Krefeld near the Rhine, landed in Philadelphia. Those families subsequently founded Germantown, Pennsylvania, the first German settlement and organized the 1st petition in the colonies to abolish slavery in 1688.
Germany comes to life in St. Louis with the German Heritage Cultural Fest in the Grand Hall at Missouri History Museum in St. Louis on Sunday, January 25, 2015. Visit the Utopia – Revisiting… Read more JANUARY NEWS →