Monthly Archives: August 2008

Roemer documented Texas’ geology, flora and fauna

By Myra Lee Adams Goff Twenty-eight-year-old Ferdinand von Roemer came to Texas on a quest for information about the geology, flora, and fauna of the state. Almost no information had been written in German to help the emigrants who would … Continue reading

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Turnverein promoted gymnastics, other community events

By Myra Lee Adams Goff If you have lived in New Braunfels at least six months, you haveprobably noticed that quite by accident, you have mastered the German language. Well, at least a few words. I’m sure you know these: Haus, Fest, Bier, … Continue reading

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