Monthly Archives: December 2009

Traveling exhibit coming to Sophienburg

This traveling exhibit has been rescheduled for Jan. 12-Feb. 9, 2010. By Myra Lee Adams Goff The Sophienburg’s first traveling exhibit will be open at the museum on Tuesday, Jan. 12 and stay through Feb. 9. Hours are 10:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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Christmas in the “Neu Heimatland”

By Myra Lee Adams Goff Hermann Seele arrived in Galveston on Dec. 13, 1843. He had come alone to make his home in Texas. On Christmas Eve, he walked the streets of Galveston totally alone and his thoughts were of … Continue reading

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Prince Carl and Jim Bowie had a NB connection

By Myra Lee Adams Goff Prince Carl, leader of the Adelsverein emigration group and Alamo hero Jim Bowie were vastly different from each other. And yet, the two had a round-about connection. They were both in Texas at about the … Continue reading

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