It’s the Germanna Event of the Year! The annual reunion and conference where Germanna “cousins” from all over the country and world come back to where it all started in Virginia at Fort Germanna. A full four-day schedule of events is planned for socializing, learning and having fun. This year’s 61st reunion is called “Germanna […]
Be sure to take a look at the photos taken during the 2017 Germanna Reunion and Conference– Photos from the Salubria dinner Photos of various events Fort Germanna Archaeology Dig including the visit to the site by world-renowned archaeologist William Kelso, who discovered Fort Jamestown.
Registration for the biggest Germanna event of the year — the 60th annual Germanna Foundation Conference and Reunion — is now officially open! This year we are celebrating the 300th anniversary of the arrival of the 1717 Second Germanna Colony. We have a great line-up of events, activities and lectures that you won’t want to miss. Many events […]
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Front page news during conference and reunion weekend! By Amber Galaviz, published in the July 14, 2016 edition of the Orange County Review. For the first time in 20 years, excavation work is being done at the Fort Germanna/Enchanted Castle archaeology site on the eastern end of Orange County. The Germanna Foundation hopes to discover […]
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 remembrance service. Share their stories so that others will understand what freedom, patriotism and service really mean.
Thousands of people pass the place every week, yet far too few know of its international significance. Some remarkable moments in American history happened at the Germanna historic site, on State Route 3 in Orange County. Some of those stories are told, briefly, by exhibits in the Germanna Foundation’s Brawdus Martin Visitor Center where the […]
Photos from days one and two of the 2015 Germanna Reunion are now online by viewing our Photo Gallery. Have photos of the rest of the days that you would like to add? Please let us know.
Many of our 2015 reunion attendees had the opportunity to visit the Fort Germanna/ Enchanted Castle archaeological site during an open house with staff archaeologist Dr. Eric Larsen and special guest Dr. Bernard Means from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Virtual Curation Lab. Orange County Review reporter Amber Galaviz covered the event. Read her “Digging Germanna” article […]
Thank you to our members and other attendees, supporters, speakers, and volunteers for making this year’s reunion events such a wonderful experience. And be sure to mark your calendar now for the 2016 Germanna Reunion and Conference (July 15-18, 2016), celebrating the 300th anniversary of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Expedition led by Alexander […]