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Open House: Shared History of Germans and African Americans in Missouri

2/29/2020 | Deutschheim State Historic Site | Hermann, MO

Deutschheim State Historic Site will host an open house in conjunction with the "Symposium on the Shared History of Germans and African Americans in Missouri.” Participants of the open house will visit the former home of the “Hermanner Wochenblatt,” a German language anti-slavery newspaper from 1845. The Deutschheim visitor center will be featuring one of only three originals of the signed 1865 Ordinance Abolishing Slavery in Missouri.

The open house tour is free and open to the public. For more information, please call Deutschheim State Historic Site at 573-486-2200.

Registration is not required for the open house, but is required for the symposium. For more information about the symposium and to register, visit the State Historical Society of Missouri's event listing or call the Hermann Welcome Center at 800-932-8687.

Open House Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
109 W. Second St. (mailing address), 101 W. Second St. (visitor center), Hermann, MO | 573-486-2200

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs