Another Dear Dreyer

Our patrons learn that sometimes you have to hunt me down for a little visit.  This awesome guy, Leonard Dreyer did just that last Thursday.  It was my day to be at the Cape County History Center in Jackson.  My Lutheran pals are known to show up there as well!  He came in to look … More Another Dear Dreyer

German Illustration Art

In college, Children’s Literature was one of my passions, and I was fortunate to study under a great instructor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  When I came here in 2005, I was immediately attracted to the numerous German children’s books in the collection.  The stories are mostly silly poems, moralistic tales, with some Bible stories–rather … More German Illustration Art

Hazelwood’s 4th Book in the Perry County Fiction Series to Premiere at Our Site!

Join us at the Lutheran Heritage Center, Saturday, April 22 for the premiere of Ann Hazelwood’s 4th book in the Perry County series.  The next installment of this extraordinary series is hot off the press and will be available for purchase at the museum.  Come by and meet our esteemed author, join us for High … More Hazelwood’s 4th Book in the Perry County Fiction Series to Premiere at Our Site!

Fun with Flags

Every museum director should be blessed with a retired engineer on staff.  Lynn Degenhardt has made development dream after development dream come true for our site.  Today we completed the flag gallery exhibition in honor of our research library founder, Ken F. Craft.  Ken purchased 24 beautiful silk exhibit quality flags in 2014 to represent … More Fun with Flags

Hilpert-Zschoche Family Gathering & Exhibit Opening

We had a wonderful time with the Zschoche-Hilpert family.  On Saturday, we opened the biographical exhibit of their family story that derived in Frohna, MO. (See Warren Schmidt’s previous blog on the family history). We are happy to have this incredible family as supporters of our site.  John Hilpert will be joining our docent team, … More Hilpert-Zschoche Family Gathering & Exhibit Opening