German Iowa & the Global Midwest Event

29-Apr-2017

German Iowa & the Global Midwest at the Amana Heritage Museum

Commemorate and celebrate over a century and a half of German Iowa right here in the Amana Colonies. Experience the traveling exhibit and the new Noe House exhibits all day for FREE!

 

Schedule:

9am WWI Amana Veterans Remembrance

9am Amana History Video

9:45am Welcome by Jon Childers, Executive Director, Amana Heritage Museum


10:00 German Iowa During WWI by Prof. Dr. Glenn Ehrstine, University of Iowa


11am to noon Visit the Amana Heritage Society Archives to sample its treasures


11am Play Video (11, 11:30, 12, 12:30)


Noon-Lunch


1pm The Amana Society during World War I by Jon Childers, Amana Heritage Museum


2pm Celestial, Local, and German: The “Amana” Meteorite as Historical Nexus by Prof. Dr. Tyler Carrington, Cornell College


3pm Roundtable discussion


5pm Community Open House Reception.  Everyone is invited to celebrate Amana’s Heritage



The German Iowa & the Global Midwest are sponsored by the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies with major funding by the Ida Cordelia Beam Visiting Professorships and with the generous support of the Chicago Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany.