Tuesday, August 07, 2007
"More Minnesotans claim Germanic descent than any other European ethnicity...Today, after two hundred years in the Midwest, Americans of Germanic heritage have assimilated into and helped shape a regional culture that values education, demands high standards for healthcare and public service, and promotes tolerance and inclusion... The early Volksfest held club meetings and events in various locations in the Twin Cities, until they acquired the former George Gardner home at 301 Summit Avenue," shown above. This group serves families and people of all ages with many different programs. To learn more about them and their history, check their website here (The Germanic-American, St. Paul website).