Notes on German Culture

From Germany to living with Mohawk Indians in 1712

This image of Conrad Weiser is from a vintage cigar box and portrays Weiser along with his home in Reading, an old Pennsylvania crest, a scene with Indians and the coat of arms of the Duchy of Württemberg in Germany where he was born and raised. Conrad Weiser image from a vintage cigar box From… Continue reading From Germany to living with Mohawk Indians in 1712

History Highlights

There is a German-American link to US independence…The crucial victory at Yorktown

American Flag 1776...13 stars and 13 stripes representing the original 13 colonies that declared independence from Great Britain on July 4th 1776. It was the battle at Yorktown in 1781 that was Washington’s last roll of the dice to determine America’s future. Victory at Yorktown would be the battle that could finally assure America’s independence… Continue reading There is a German-American link to US independence…The crucial victory at Yorktown