I hope that you have your registration in and have plans underway to visit us Oct. 25-27. We have made some wonderful arrangements for stellar presentations, entertainment, food, and an awesome custom coach fieldtrip. Visit the “Conference” tab on the website menu for a more detailed syllabus. Remember, there are NO registrations at the door. … More Conference 2018 is Almost Here!
The title for today’s post is also the theme for our upcoming Immigration History Conference which will take place this fall in Altenburg. The dates for the conference are October 25-27, 2018. Instead of doing my normal sketch of some historical person or place from Perry County, I am going to tease you a little … More Tales of Tears Turned to Triumph
The following passage is included in the book, Zion on the Mississippi. I find it very interesting. It tells of a seemingly insignificant event taking place during the trip up the Mississippi aboard the steamboat Knickerbocker. “The last day of the week, January 26, found the immigrants at New Madrid, Missouri, and one more day … More Intersecting Exoduses
It’s always a great day when we have the opportunity to share our immigration stories, our LCMS faith, our food culture, and our “sense of place” with our patrons. We hosted 50 people who were on an American Queen cruise boat tour today. Our wonderful relationship with Shore Excursions of America made this experience possible. … More I’ve Got Sunshine on a Cloudy Day