ONLINE EXHIBIT: Building Life & Home on the Prairie

Posted on Fri, 04/28/2023 - 02:48pm

New Online Exhibit

We pleased to announce a new online exhibit, Building Life and Home on the Prairie, curated by Wyatt Atchley, GRHC Graduate Assistant. The exhibit showcases the material and architectural culture of early German-Russian settlers in North Dakota and provides a unique opportunity for visitors to learn about their heritage and history.

In Touch with Prairie Living, November 2021

Posted on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 12:28pm

By Michael M. Miller

Thanksgiving best regards to you and your family. Let us be grateful that our ancestors immigrated to the USA, Dakota prairies, Canada, and South America, from the former German villages in South Russia. Having visited these former Bessarabian and German villages near Odessa, Ukraine, I have seen what difficult lives the people experience today.

In Touch with Prairie Living, June 2021

Posted on Tue, 06/01/2021 - 11:02am

The Lehr Tabernacle near Lehr, ND, celebrates its 100th Centennial with events planned for June 18-20, 2021. The Lehr Tabernacle, also known as Prairie Bible Camp, was featured in an article in North Dakota Horizons, Spring 2017, “Lehr Tabernacle on the Prairie,” written by Ronald Vossler, native of Wishek, ND. “During a half century and beyond, evangelical farm families, mostly Dakota Germans, crowded the Tabernacle, which was built to seat 1,500.

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