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Fachwerk

The Main Street of Saint Charles, Missouri is lined with over one hundred and fifty beautiful and unique time capsules of the city’s history, which are more commonly referred to… Read more Fachwerk

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Germans and Emancipation

Arnold Krekel, a Democrat, was elected President of the new Constitutional Convention that met in the Mercantile Library in St. Louis on January 6, 1865. On January 11, 1865 the convention, by a 60 to 4 vote, abolished slavery in the state with no compensation for slave owners.

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New book on Missouri’s German Heritage

This coming fall Missouri Life magazine will publish a new book on the German heritage of Missouri. Featuring the GERMAN HERITAGE CORRIDOR of Missouri, a Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) initiative, this new publication highlights Missouri’s German culture and history along the Missouri River. Thousands of German immigrants moved to Missouri in several large groups in the 1830s, many settling along the Missouri River.

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Congratulations Joe Daus

On May 8, 2015, Joe Daus, a resident of Saint Charles, Missouri will be the recipient of the City of Ludwigsburg, Germany’s highest honor, the Bürgermedaille, at the Ludwigsburg Castle during their Founding Anniversary Ceremony. Daus is being honored for all of his efforts between the City of Saint Charles and Ludwigsburg for the creation of the Saint Charles-Ludwigsburg Sister Cities International, an International German-American Partnership between the cities of Ludwigsburg and Saint Charles.

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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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