Otto’s Hemmann Twin

Before I tell today’s story, let me share some news from our research library.  Recently, our museum received a few donations to our library.  One amazing new addition to our museum is shown in the photo below.  It consists of 5 new binders full of Leimbach family history. The five binders in the middle (mostly … More Otto’s Hemmann Twin

River Ridge Romance

There are times when I feel I am receiving divine guidance when I find stories to do for this blog.  Today is one of those.  Actually, yesterday was one of those too.  I was floundering for a story and was just about out of options while searching for an event that took place on April … More River Ridge Romance

Holschen’s Landing

April 6th was the birthday of Carl Heinrich Wichern in 1892.  His parents were Daniel and Maria (Leimbach) Wichern.  He was baptized at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg.  Here are photos of the parents. Daniel Wichern had purchased some property along the Mississippi River in the 1880’s.  The area where he purchased this land was … More Holschen’s Landing