This year marks the 27th annual celebration of German-American Heritage Month in Cincinnati, Ohio. This has been sponsored since 1989 by the German-American Citizens League. The celebration takes place in October, since the first permanent German settlement in America was established on October 6, 1683 at Germantown, Pennsylvania. The following programs will be at the German Heritage Museum in Cincinnati, which was established by the German-American Citizens League in 2000.
October 9, 2016 – (Sunday) – “Titanic Teutonic Tipplers: The Queen City’s Legendary Guzzling Prodigies”– Presented by Greg Hand – 3:00 p.m.
October 16, 2016 – (Sunday) – “The Local History of Bockwurst and other Sausages that go well with Beer”– Presented by Dann Woellert – 3:00 p.m.
October 23, 2016 – (Sunday) – “Two Hundred Years of Germans in Louisville”– Presented by Bob Ullrich – 3:00 p.m.
The German-American Citizens League was founded in 1895, and serves as the umbrella organization of German heritage societies in the Ohio Valley region.The German Heritage Museum is located at West Fork Park at 4764 West Fork Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45247.For further information on German-American Heritage Month, visit the GACL website: www.gacl.org.