Monday, February 22, 2016

The Center for Volga German Studies is sponsoring a seminar series in Fort Collins, Colorado on 23 July, 2016.  These seminars will feature the 250th Anniversary of the founding of the colonies of Dönhof and Messer.  The event will also include a Deines family reunion, evening banquet and Dutch Hop Dance with The River Boys! Please join us and invite others who might be interested! 

When: 23 July 2016
Where: Colorado State University, 599 South Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80521
What:  Sessions -
·         The History Dönhof
·         The History of Messer
·         A Day-in-the-Life of the Volga Germans
·         The Volga Germans of South America
·         The Volga German Deportation of 1941
·         The Geography of the Volga Germans
·         The Musical Heritage of the Volga Germans
·         The Sugar Beet Industry and Its Connection to the Volga Germans
·         The Volga German DNA Project
·         The Volga Germans Today
·         Genealogical Resources for Volga Germans
·         Famous & Infamous Volga Germans
·         Volga German Resources in the CSU Archives

Registration: $50 per person before July 1st; $65 per person after July 1st  

Additional information and online registration at the CVGS Fort Collins Website:

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