German American Day at the Wood County Museum

German-American Day

German Gravestone Inscriptions in Northwest Ohio
A brief presentation by Dr. Geoff Howes, retired professor from Bowling Green State University, followed by an open discussion on: “Your German Ancestors.”

This program is hosted by Wood County Museum Education Coordinator Michael McMaster and welcomes audience participation on your German-related ancestry.

Reservations limited to 15 people, so please call ahead at 419-352-0967. Museum open for self-guided tours after the program until 9 PM for registered guests.

Masks are required and COVID-19 protocols will be enforced.

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$10 admission, $5 for WCHS members - includes program and museum


German-American Day Sponsorship

Sponsorship of German-American Day helps the Society offer this program at no cost to the public, while promoting your business through our vast marketing outlets. This popular annual event attracts a wide population of community members and university students and faculty.

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