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August 10th 2019 you are invited to join in our 2 part German Heritage Day!  Starting at LTC in the morning hear and discuss with expert speakers from around the country details of life in Germany in the mid 1800's, reasons for their emigration, and their experiences here in Wisconsin.  A midday lunch at LTC, then it's off to the Lutze Housebarn to see and hear some other informal presentations and experience a bit of the feel of German farm lifestyle from 1850 till 1950.

View/download/print the event flier here.

Bio's on our speakers, historical insights about Germany and the mid 19th century emigration; links to books, photos, and youtube videos can all be found in our Heritage Resource page.

Registration opens May 1st, on-line registration available here.

Preliminary schedule of events (subject to change):

German Heritage Day

A symposium on the culture of Germany in the 19th century and the immigration movement into Wisconsin in the 1840s
ALSO tours and activities at the historic Lutze Housebarn
Saturday, August 10, 2019

Morning Symposium 8:30a to 4p 8:30a—1:45p held at Lakeshore Technical College 1290 North Ave, Cleveland, WI (east entrance) Symposium and lunch: $25 members and seniors; $30 others

Registration by July 27: check to Centreville Settlement, Inc., PO Box 13630, Newton, WI 53063
Or on-line here at www.centrevillesettlement.com

8:30a Registration, displays and coffee

9a Dr. Richard Otto Wiegand “Excerpts from Centreville, an Historical Fiction”

10a Dr. Merry Wiesner-Hanks “Germany to Wisconsin: Immigrant Families of the Nineteenth Century”

11a Dr. Eric Yonke “German Lands in the Nineteenth Century—Patterns of Emigration”

Luncheon 12p to 12:45p

1p John Barbeau “The History of Sheepshead (Shafkopf)”

1p James E. Schulz Methods for Researching Your Roots: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Afternoon Events held at the historic Lutze Housebarn, 13630 S. Union Road, Newton WI (2mi from LTC)

2p—2:30p Rev. George Enderle—church service in German as in the 1800s

2:30p - 4p

Talk by Dr. Richard Otto Wiegand on his upcoming book

Talk by James E. Shultz on genealogy research  

Tours of the Lutze Housebarn Newton, WI 53063

Spinning, weaving and demonstrations

Quilt and antique toy displays

Questions: Glenn Lutze 920-582-4280 lutzes@bglcomputers.com

Sponsored by: Centreville Settlement, Inc. www.centrevillesettlement.com

 


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