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 Join Us for the 5th Biennial     Immigration History Conference

October 25-27, 2018

“Tales of Tears Turned to Triumph”

$250./Person For the Entire Conference Includes: 

  • All of the conference sessions and materials
  • A professional coach fieldtrip with a catered home cooked luncheon on Friday
  • Home cooked lunch on Thursday with a picnic lunch on Saturday
  • A Fish Fry featuring the Saxony Hills Brewery on Friday
  • “Formal Banquet with Informal Attire” on Saturday
  • Musical Entertainment each day
  • A regional art exhibition
  • 1:1 Family Research Assistance.

All presenters must be authorized by our Director, but there is a reduced conference fee of $225./person for presenters.  The conference cannot be purchased for one day-it is an all inclusive package.  Dietary needs and restrictions will be accommodated but must be communicated a week before the conference.

Banquet Keynote Speaker

Dr. Frank Nickell

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Conference Registrations are First Come First Served with Paid Fees by Check or 325Electronically

To Pay Electronically:   Click Here and follow these steps:  Scroll to the bottom of the payment page, click on “Donation” and enter the total amount of oreyour Conference Fees-$250./person.

Make Checks Payable to:  Perry County Lutheran Historical Society (PCLHS), P.O. Box 53, Altenburg, MO, USA  63732.  Place the word “Conference” in the memo section.


Eggers & Company General Store Bed & Breakfast-A terrific glimpse of a special rural town mercantile and post office in Farrar, MO.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  To learn more or make reservations visit:

Drury Inn and Suites-Jackson, MO/Bavarian Halle Group Rates-(18 miles from Altenburg) —Reserve online at then enter group #: 2345056, or call 1-800-325-0720 and give them group #: 2345056.  The rate is $94.99/night with complimentary breakfast, evening cocktails, and snacks.  There is a business center, free Wi-Fi, fitness center, and pool.  Please book before September 24 to receive the group rate.