This was a newsworthy week for Germanna Foundation members! Several Germanna members were at the homecoming ceremony for the grave stone of Johannes Walk at Friedberg-Moravian Church in North Carolina last Sunday. Here is the story the local newspaper wrote about it: 245-year-old tombstone returned to Friedberg Moravian (Click on images to enlarge) The Orange… [More]
Take a look at these beautiful wedding photos taken at Germanna Foundation’s historic Salubria manor!
The Orange County Planning Commission is supporting a plan to build a museum and library behind the Germanna Memorial Foundation’s existing visitors center on State Route 3. The commissioners voted 4–0 Thursday to recommend that the Board of Supervisors approve a special-use permit to allow the building on agriculturally zoned land. Commissioner Jason Capelle was… [More]
I’m sharing this invitation to a Virginia Department of Historic Resources sponsored workshop being held in Petersburg, VA October 23-24 for a couple of reasons. First of all, as you may know, the Germanna Foundation preserves the ford on the Rapidan River that was used by troops during the Civil War Battle of the Wilderness.… [More]
The gravestone of Johannes Walk (b & d 1769) will be returned to his home church of Friedberg Moravian Church near Winston-Salem, North Carolina during the homecoming worship service on October 19, 2014. The public is invited. Johannes Walk lived only for a few months, but we remember him – he is related to nearly… [More]
Lyra, a Russian Vocal Ensemble from St. Petersburg, will be giving a concert at Little Fork Episcopal Church in Rixeyville on Wednesday, October 15, at 7:30 p.m. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will offer 70 minutes of music, half from the Russian Orthodox tradition and half folk music, sung in… [More]
(Culpeper Star-Exponent) The Germanna Foundation’s ongoing efforts to preserve the historic mansion Salubria in Culpeper County was recognized Saturday morning with the dedication of a bronze plaque atop a brick historic marker by the House of Burgesses Chapter of the Colonial Dames XVII Century. “(The) House of Burgesses Chapter honors the Germanna Foundation for the preservation… [More]