Reunion 2018 Beckons You

The deadline is approaching to sign up for the 61st annual Germanna Reunion, but it is not yet too late for you to join in this stimulating, exciting, and fun weekend gathering July 12-15, … [Read More]

The Chalice of Oberfischbach & Germanna

At the Germanna First Colony 300th anniversary celebration, Marc Wheat told those assembled at the Fort Germanna Visitor Center that perhaps the most meaningful object that our members had touched on … [Read More]

Who Were Germanna’s Founders?

The inspiring history of the Germanna colonies lay nearly forgotten for 200 years. Threads of awareness emerge in the historical writing of professor William J. Hinke c. 1920, in an inquiry to … [Read More]

Give the Gift of Germanna

. . . . and help support the Germanna Foundation! Wondering what to give the Germanna descendant in your life? We've got a lot of ideas for you: • BEFORE you shop on Amazon, use Germanna's Amazon … [Read More]

German Embassy Staff to Visit Germanna

The Germanna Foundation is honored to host a team from the German Embassy on Saturday, November 11, 2017. This German-American team set out from the German Embassy in Washington, DC on Monday, … [Read More]

Germany Trip 2018 Deadline

The time has come for those intending to travel to their ancestral villages in Germany in 2018 to send their deposits to reserve a place. Space is limited, and many have already sent deposits. The … [Read More]

Germanna-Named Places in America

Did you know that 79 populated places/towns in America bear Germanna Surnames spread over 31 states? And there are over 1,100 places like public and private buildings, reservoirs, schools, and … [Read More]