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Heritage Series: Volga-Germans of Sheboygan County

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us as we learn about the Volga-German population of Sheboygan County. Learn why these Germans colonized the Volga River area of Russia and how they ended up in Sheboygan County. Hear some personal family stories of their migration and how their lives were in Sheboygan County when they arrived in the years surrounding the turn of the 20th century. Learn about their neighborhood and places of employment, religious worship, and pastimes. See photos and maps of their region and enjoy the music and food of this population as well.

We will have individual table hosts as well as scheduled presentations from those who know the story of the Volga -Germans of Sheboygan County.

Regular Museum admissions apply.

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Organizers

Sheboygan County Historical Society
Sheboygan Area Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia

Venue

Sheboygan County Historical Society Museum
3110 Erie Avenue
Sheboygan, 53081 United States
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