The Quest for Freedom

Upcoming symposium unravels the common history between German immigrants and African American slaves.


Melodies of Missouri

Our state, its people, and their stories are reflected in these half-dozen songs from the past.


Katy Trail Landowners: Then and Now

What The Katy Trail can teach about the Rock Island.


An Old-Time Holiday at Hermann Farm

Celebrate Christmas the German way at Hermann Farm.


STATE-TISTICS: October 2019

Here's the quick scoop on Germans in Missouri, by the numbers. (Years are numbers, too!)


The Craft of Pipe Making

Learn how Missouri Meerschaum makes the beloved corn cob pipes that Washington, Missouri is known for.


Missouri’s German Heritage

Geh und erforschel (go and explore) Missouri's German Heritage with a new book by W. Arthur Mehrhoff and published by Missouri Life Inc.


The Forest Grove Cemetery Project in Lexington, Missouri

Learn about the Forest Grove Cemetery Project and the people who are buried there.


Bellefontaine’s Beautiful Death

The Mourning Society of St. Louis allows people to journey back and see how the deceased were honored differently in the past. Bellefontaine Cemetery And Arboretum is the perfect example of the 1800s movement to create rural cemeteries for mourners.


Missouri Meerschaum Turns 150

The world’s oldest and largest manufacturer of corn cob pipes wants you to be apart of the celebrations, too!