Welcoming Non-Germans

The main characters in today’s story are not of the variety that are normally highlighted on this blog.  Because the history of East Perry County, Missouri is almost exclusively the history of a German Lutheran settlement in this area, almost all of the stories on the blog are about people of German origin.  Not so … More Welcoming Non-Germans

Charles Weber x 2

I had to change boats in midstream today.  I was leaning toward doing a story on a girl who was born on this day whose surname was Dietzfeldinger.  Now how can you resist a story about a name like that?  But I am going to.  Instead, other local events have caused me to do a … More Charles Weber x 2