How I Came to Germanna

by Richard Roy Martin - I came to Germanna by adoption and by biology. You see, my adoptive father, Roy Martin, was a descendant of John Joseph Martin, and my biological father, Herman Meyer, was a … [Read More]

Meet our archaeology field season staff

We’re pleased to welcome aboard these seasonal archaeology staff members to help Germanna’s archaeologist, Eric Larsen, Ph.D., with new excavation work at the Fort Germanna and Enchanted Castle site, … [Read More]

Memorial Day

Over this Memorial Day 2016 weekend, please take time to remember those who have fallen while serving our nation in uniform.  Say a silent prayer for their families.  Participate in a community … [Read More]

Mother’s Day history

Anna Jarvis, the founder of Mother’s Day, devoted years to gaining national recognition for a day to honor mothers, as a fulfillment of a dream held by her own mother – Ann Marie Reeves Jarvis.  Ann … [Read More]