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Historic Railroad Lecture at Old Economy Village

Historic Railroad Lecture at Old Economy Village

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Old Economy Village in Ambridge will have an historic railroad lecture in the Granary building (near 14th and Church Streets inside the Village) on Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. David Aitken will talk on “The Little Saw Mill Run Railroad”.  Conceived by farmers and merchants, the Little Saw Mill Run Railroad was in […]

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German-Americans and World War I Symposium

German-Americans and World War I Symposium

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cincinnati. The German-American experience of World War I will be examined at a symposium sponsored by the Indiana German Heritage Society (IGHS), and hosted by the German-American Citizens League (GACL) on March 17-18.     The symposium begins on Friday, March 17th with a dinner program at Mecklenburg Gardens, and continues on Saturday, March 18th […]

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Luther Exhibit in Northfield, Minnesota

Luther Exhibit in Northfield, Minnesota

| February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Luther in Mansfeld Exhibit Northfield, Minnesota March 30-April  2, 2017  An exhibit on the life of Martin Luther will be featured at the forthcoming Euro-Atlantic Conference: The Legacy of 1848 Through Today, in Northfield, Minnesota. The exhibit will be at St. John’s Lutheran Church during the conference, from March 30 through April 2, 2017. The […]

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“German Iowa and the Global Midwest” Exhibit

“German Iowa and the Global Midwest” Exhibit

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Saturday, October 29th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm the German American Heritage Center in Davenport, Iowa will be hosting the University of Iowa Mobile Museum! Admission to the Mobile Museum is FREE while regular admission rates apply to the Center. Come learn about German immigration to Iowa and their impact on our state. One […]

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Destination Germany: Top 100 Attractions

Destination Germany: Top 100 Attractions

| October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

International visitors have selected their TOP 100 favorite attractions for 2016 Miniature Wonderland Hamburg tops the list of the 100 most popular attractions for international visitors to Germany. Heidelberg Castle and Old Quarter are in second place and Europa-Park in Rust, last year’s winner, takes third. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has been asking […]

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The Castle Road in SouthWest Germany Boasts Fabulous Fortresses and Palaces

The Castle Road in SouthWest Germany Boasts Fabulous Fortresses and Palaces

| October 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Winding its way from Mannheim to Prague, the Castle Road links more than 90 formidable castles and splendid residences as one of the most well-known travel routes in Germany. In the portion of the road in SouthWest Germany, you will encounter world-renowned destinations including the baroque palace of Mannheim, the famous Heidelberg Castle, the Schwetzingen […]

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Delicious Regional Varieties Mark SouthWest Germany’s Two Scenic Wine Roads along with Charming Villages, Museums and Wine-Making Stops

Delicious Regional Varieties Mark SouthWest Germany’s Two Scenic Wine Roads along with Charming Villages, Museums and Wine-Making Stops

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

The two wine regions in the state of Baden-Württemberg, or SouthWest Germany, are a pleasant surprise for travelers who may associate Germany with beer instead of wine. The wine history in SouthWest Germany dates back to the Roman times and the two large wine regions, Baden and Württemberg, are known for tasty staples, such as […]

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See Switzerland in One Hour!

See Switzerland in One Hour!

| October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

  You only have one hour to see Switzerland? Swissminiatur makes it possible. The family-run park near Lugano reproduced a miniature version of our country. It features 1:25 scale models of the 120 most famous buildings and monuments and a 11680-feet (3560-m) mini railway network. 18 trains wind their way on tracks, crossing bridges and […]

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Discover Your German Roots…In Bremerhaven

Discover Your German Roots…In Bremerhaven

| October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to the 2000 Census, over 51 million Americans claim German heritage. A great way for visitors to trace their roots is offered at the German Emigration Center in Bremerhaven, one of the most sophisticated interactive museums of its kind. The exhibition enables visitors to relive some of the journeys taken by more than seven […]

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36th Annual Maeystown Oktoberfest Set for Sunday, October 9

36th Annual Maeystown Oktoberfest Set for Sunday, October 9

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, October 9, the historic village of Maeystown, IL (pop. 157) will host its 36th annual Oktoberfest featuring arts, crafts, antiques and food from 9-4 on the grounds of the 1859 rock mill and museum. More than 60 arts, crafts, antique booths and food stands will be featured. Arts and crafts will include woodcarving, […]

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