Edible Concrete

Today’s post is, as promised, a continuation of yesterday’s story.  We told the saga yesterday of the Motz family of carriage makers who were part of the 1839 German immigration to Missouri.  We ended that story by telling how Henry and Laura Motz were buried in the Concordia Cemetery in St. Louis.  We said yesterday … More Edible Concrete

The Perilous Journey of Some Early Lamstedt Immigrants

The author of today’s post is once again Fred Eggers.  He is an outstanding researcher and has written this story with connections to his own family.  It is a fascinating tale of a man’s survival during the calamity of a steamboat burning on the Mississippi River.  This account also contains information that is important in … More The Perilous Journey of Some Early Lamstedt Immigrants