The Pommern Regional Group of Minnesota
The PRG meets the first Saturday of each month at
1185 Concord Street North, South Saint Paul, MN 55075
from 1:30 to 4:00pm
The Purpose of the PRG is to:
* stimulate interest in the genealogy and history of Pommern
* collect, preserve and publish genealogical and historical information
* collect materials about Pommern
* provide a forum to share research methods and information
* to further the research of our Pommern ancestors
Contact Webmeister, Paul Sternberg
PROPOSED MEETINGS IN 2015 (all meetings are at the Minnesota
Genealogical Society in South Saint Paul, unless stated otherwise).
Social time 1 pm. Meeting at 1:30 pm. Visitors are always welcome.
Jan 3 - This is a time to bring your research and books along and
share with others from your Kreis.
Feb 7 - Blanche Krbechek will talk about Kashubia then and now and
Stanley will be there and talk also about being a tour guide.
March 7 - Speakers: Tim & Terry Schoessow
Tim Schoessow is Pommerscher Verein Freistadt, Wisconsin President.
Tim will present a few short stories of his Pommeranian forefathers,
the life of the early Pomeranian Freistadt settlers, based on
information from their local historical site's newly published book,
"The Hidden Treasures of Trinity-Freistadt Lutheran Church." It was
published in conjunction with the 175th anniversary of the arrival
of Pomeranian immigrants to Wisconsin. He will also talk about the
Tanzdeel Dance Group, show a brief Powerpoint (10 minute) slide show
of their small community center (which includes the Pomeranian
research library), and Pommerntag, their ethnic event and more..
April 4 - No meeting this month due to Easter weekend.
May 2 - Author Wolfgang Samuel will speak to us about Coming to
Colorado after WWII and opportunities found in America.
June - No regular meeting this month as our group will be at GAI
(St. Paul) on June 13th and 14th co-sponsoring the Pommern Dancers.
We will be also have a tent at the German Fest at the Schmidt
Brewery in St. Paul the following weekend. The MGS Library is open
if you wish to do research.
July 4 - No meeting this month due to Fourth of July.
August 1 - Gary Brueggemann will talk about "Germans in Minnesota," the
accomplishments of famous German inventors, musicians and scientists.
Sept 5 - Mark Dillan will talk about WWI in Poland.
Oct 3 - Ruby Koelln will talk about "Our German Trip, more than we bargained for."
Nov 7 - Paul will about West Prussian history, territory and
counties. This is first time this topic has been presented to our
Dec 5 - Christmas Celebration topic open
MGS Library 1185 Concord Street N. Room 218, South St. Paul 55075
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