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Emigration History from the German Perspective

October 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Five years after the 875th anniversary of Tiefenort, emigration history from the Grand Duchy Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach area has been written and published for the first time in the English language by the author, Astrid Adler. Adler will present at the German American Heritage Center & Museum on Wed. Oct. 24th from 5- 7 PM. She will share her research and will have books available for sale and signing!

“Our Ancestors Were German“ explains the reasons for emigration during the 19th century in the Grand Duchy area. Learn about
the hardships that people had to master at that time, their emigration
processing and journey, the immigrants’ new life, and much more.

“Goodbye Forever – Life Beyond Germany” traces sixty years of emigration history for the village of Tiefenort as a good example of similar emigration patterns that can be found everywhere in Germany.

This program is included with regular admission to the museum:
$5 for Adults
$4 for Seniors
$3 for Children
FREE for Members!


October 24, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


German American Heritage Center & Museum
712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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