Germanna Visitor Center

Germanna Foundation Visitor Center, Locust Grove, VA Visit the Germanna Foundation's Visitor Center, which has a museum, genealogy library and a memorial garden.  More

300th Germanna Jubilee

300th Anniversary of Germanna 1714-2014 2014 marks the 300th anniversary of the first Germanna colonies in Virginia. We're planning special events and celebrations.  More


Historic Salubria House in Stevensburg, VA Visit and learn about historic Salubria house, owned by the Germanna Foundation, available to rent for special events.  More

History of Germanna

home-history Learn about the history of the Germanna colonies in Virginia.  More

Hike Siegen Forest Trails

home-siegen-forest Enjoy four different trails through the Germanna Foundation's Siegen Forest, which lead to to the Rapidan river.  More

Germanna Genealogy

home-genealogy Are you a descendant of an original Germanna colonist? Find and research your roots.  More

Germanna Blog

Fisher Genealogical History

1942 Book: Fisher Genealogical History

A reader who is a direct descendant of Ludwig Fisher sent the Germanna Foundation a link to an online 1942 book by Gertrude Fisher Harding called, “Fisher Genealogical History.” You can read the book in various format by clicking on this link or view it here. Below is the text format to help with keyword searching […]

Friedburg Moravian church

Mystery tombstone returned to Germanna

Orange County-Review, March 28, 2014 By Kerry Sipe A six-month-old infant who died before the American Revolution has been the subject of a multi-state mystery involving a tombstone found 250 miles from the grave it was intended to mark. The lost tombstone will soon be returned to its proper place after an official of the […]

‘Never know where history will turn up’

By Vincent Vala Culpeper Star-Exponent March 21, 2014 A new chapter opened in the journey of the grave marker of infant Johanes Walk as Town Public Works Director Jim Hoy passed the stone on to the Germanna Foundation during a brief ceremony at the Brawdus Martin Germanna Center in Locust Grove Friday afternoon. The marker […]


Story of discovered grave marker takes new turn

Culpeper Star-Exponent | March 21, 2014 | By Jeff Say The mystery of the historic grave marker found in the Southridge Village and Town Homes subdivision has taken a new turn. In December, a grave marker engraved “No. 2, Johanes Walk, b(orn) 4 March 1769, d(ied) 13 November 1769,” was discovered by a crew cleaning up […]

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