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Discover the History of German Immigration

Our online brochure gives you a comprehensive overview starting with the first German immigrants in Jamestown, Virginia, to Francis Daniel Pastorius’s founding of Germantown, Pennsylvania, and the great wave of German immigration during the second part of the 19th century. Discover what the life of an immigrant was like, and learn how they shaped American culture today.

The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA®
German-American Heritage Museum of the USA™

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