Monthly Archives: December 2007

Early German immigrants faced tough times at Christmas

By Myra Lee Adams Goff The year is 1849, just five years after the first emigrants arrived on the Texas coast. Hermann Seele has been invited to spend December 26th with Pastor L.C. Ervendberg, his wife Luise, their five children, … Continue reading

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Sophienburg’s museum and shop decorated for the holidays

By Myra Lee Adams Goff The Sophienburg Museum and Archives are decorated for the holidays. The foyer features a doll tree and a Scherenschnitte tree. Two displays in the museum, the General Store and the Cabin have old toys. Christmas memories … Continue reading

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