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

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


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

Germanna Genealogy

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

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Germanna Blog

Little Fork Church member Rick Furnival (left) chats with a group of Germanna descdendents. (Peter Cihelka/Free-Lance Star)

Germanna settlement recalled, 300 years later

    (Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star, July 20, 2014) Three hundred years after the Germanna colonists arrived in Virginia, their descendents gathered Sunday to worship at the church the early settlers attended after expanding westward. The gathering took place at Little Fork Episcopal Church, the Rixeyville-area sanctuary with the brick exterior, blue box pews and thick white-washed […]


Germanna’s 300th anniversary is top story in local newspaper

Today the Culpeper Star Exponent’s top story in their print version is Germanna’s 300th anniversary: Germanna marks 300th anniversary with celebration The Germanna Foundation’s 57th annual reunion and conference kicked off this week with a special celebration marking its 300th anniversary of when the German colonists first settled in America. In honor of the event, a […]


Did you ever wonder how the 1714 colonists were related?

Here’s a chart that shows the interrelatedness of the Germanna Colonists upon arrival, April 1714. Marriages reflecting the ancestry of the husband, wife or both. How to Use the Table: Find your ancestor and look along his or her row. Anyone with an H or W in a shared column is a cousin of yours through […]


New Tour Added on July 18: Marching Through Culpeper

This Friday, July 18, 2014, from 10 am to Noon, join Virginia Morton, author of Marching Through Culpeper, for her popular two-hour Civil War Walking Tour of historic downtown Culpeper. Walk in the footsteps of Lee, Grant, Custer, Pelham, Clara Barton and other notables. See below for more details. The walking is not strenuous and several […]

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