Coming Conference

Every other year, the Perry County Lutheran Historical Society conducts an international immigration conference, and plans are underway for the one which will occur this October.  This year the conference theme is titled, “Trails of Tears Turned to Triumph”.  The upcoming conference will not only focus on the Lutheran immigration that took place in 1838-1839, … More Coming Conference

Stories in the Trees

There will be no story involving family research today.  I want to use today’s post as an opportunity to point out that right now we have several stories on display at our museum.  Those stories are in the trees.  The trees are part of our annual Christmas exhibit here at our museum. First, let me … More Stories in the Trees

Fraktur: Writing and Reading for Genealogical Research

Today’s post is once again written by Janice Camren, who authored the first entry in this series of blog posts a few days ago.  That post was titled, Fraktur? What Is That?  We thank her for her contributions to our blog and support Janice in her efforts to further her education at Southeast Missouri State … More Fraktur: Writing and Reading for Genealogical Research