Each day at the Museum brings a different story. The last couple of weeks we’ve enjoyed stories with a wide variety of focus. Family with area roots that know that we will respect and care for their family heirlooms, tourists that are just passing through Southeast Missouri and heard that this is a “good place … More This week at the Museum…
We are so pleased to announce that there will be an Immigration History Conference in 2021! The dates for our biennial conference have been set for October 28-30, 2021. This will be our sixth conference. Through the years, we have explored everything from “Altenburg: Home Is Where Our Story Begins” to “Beyond the Beginnings: The … More “Perry County, Missouri: Immigration and War in America and Overseas”
The Lutheran Heritage Center and Museum serves the East Perry County community and a much larger community in many ways. We are a museum dedicated to the Lutheran Immigration of the 1800s and our community’s history. Our research library serves as a reference for many families from the original immigration and beyond. We offer a … More This week at the Museum!
Our regular blogger, Warren Schmidt is taking a much-deserved vacation, so today’s offering is not a traditional look at family, but rather how the Board of Directors has added and made some adjustments to the Lutheran Heritage Center and Museum family. Although Gerard Fiehler has been working at the Museum for years, he has a … More Welcome and changes to the Family!