Kipping Up with the Meyer’s and the Lohmann’s

Maybe in English communities, you can talk about “Keeping Up with the Jones’s”, but from our German community comes a story of “Kipping Up with the Meyer’s and the Lohmann’s”. We begin with a birthday girl. Augusta Maria Magdalena Meyer was born on October 2, 1897, so she would be celebrating a special 125th birthday … More Kipping Up with the Meyer’s and the Lohmann’s

Community Celebration

The East Perry Community Fair began yesterday. I must say that it was a wonderful day. The weather was downright beautiful, and the crowd was large. About the only disappointment that I experienced is the fact that none of our immediate family was able to get to Altenburg this year for the fair. Partly due … More Community Celebration

Fair Forecast

It’s that time of the year again. The East Perry Community Fair takes place this Friday and Saturday. As in the past few years, I will not be writing my normal posts requiring family research. Today, I will write about the preparations for this annual event that brings thousands of people to the little town … More Fair Forecast