"LONE STAR AND EAGLE: GERMAN IMMIGRATION TO TEXAS" COMING TO COUNTY MUSEUM
08/13/2012 - (EASTLAND, TEXAS) – Beginning September 1, 2012, Eastland County Museum, Inc. will present "Lone Star and Eagle: German Immigration to Texas," an exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In the 1840's, German immigrants began settling at New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, Sisterdale, and other locations, imparting a distinctive character to these communities.
"Lone Star and Eagle" features reproductions of archival photographs, newspaper headlines, maps and paintings that tell the story of these remarkable people known for their individual and communal industry in setting down roots and adapting ways of the old country to life in a new world.
The exhibition, open free to the public, will be available to the public each Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. from September 1, 2012 to September 29, 2012.
For more information about this exhibit, or information about the Eastland County Museum, please call 254-631-0437.
Humanities Texas develops and supports diverse programs across the state, including lectures, oral history projects, teacher institutes, traveling exhibitions and documentary films. For more information, please visit Humanities Texas online at www.humanitiestexas.org or call 512.440.1991.
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