A Band of Bands

This post will not be about a person, a family, or a place.  It will be about a photograph and an event.  The photo that will be discussed is this one. I am not sure who has the original photograph, but a copy of it can be found in Mary Dillon’s Wittenberg book.  By the … More A Band of Bands

Drummer Boy

Theodore Mueller would have been 143 years old today.  He was born on December 23, 1874 and baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg.  Theodore’s parents were Christian and Magdalena (Buenger) Mueller.  That made Theodore a grandson of Dr. Ernst Eduard Buenger, the longtime doctor in Altenburg.  His father was the owner of the Altenburg … More Drummer Boy

Pound the Hammer, Ring the Bell, Bang the Drum

The Perry County Lutheran Historical Society had its beginning in 1910.  Its original mission was to preserve the Log Cabin College which was the birthplace of Concordia Seminary.  This cabin was built in 1839, but by the early 1900’s, it was showing its age and in danger of ruin.  In 1912, this historic building was … More Pound the Hammer, Ring the Bell, Bang the Drum