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A Practical Grammer of Upper Sorbian (Wendish) 0

A Practical Grammar of Upper Sorbian (Wendish)

In the preface to the first edition, I stated that I hoped the grammar would serve at least two purposes: 1) as a self-teaching grammar for those people of Sorbian (Wendish) descent who wished to learn something about the language 2) as a grammar for a continuing education...

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A Voyage of Hopes and Dreams

“A Voyage of Hopes and Dreams” is a work of historical fiction. The story is told by 18 year old Andreas recalling the trip he took 12 years prior with his family and other German Wendish emigrants seeking a new life in Texas. It chronicles the 1853 trip...

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Passengers on the Ben Nevis and Their Families

“Passengers on the Ben Nevis and Their Families” has been an effort to decipher the document that has come to be known as the Ben Nevis List and put forth the most complete and accurate information about the Wendish families aboard the Ben Nevis. It also includes those...

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45th Annual Texas Folklife Festival

The 45th Texas Folklife Festival will be held this year during June 10-12 on the grounds of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Institute of Texan Cultures. According to David Goeke, a TWHS member who lives in San Antonio, has volunteered at the TWHS booth for many...

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Serbin Homecoming Picnic

The 2016 Serbin Homecoming Picnic will be Sunday, May 29 on the picnic grounds of St. Paul Lutheran Church. It will be a fun day of worship, fellowship, and the best barbecue in town. Come early – before the barbecue is gone! The Museum will open at 10:00 that morning,...

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Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship Program (2016-2017)

Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2016-17 school year. The scholarship program was established to encourage students of Wendish descent to learn more about and develop an appreciation for their Wendish heritage. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school for 2016-17. In addition, applicants...

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Museum Workday

A workday is scheduled for May 21, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Focus of the work will be repairing chinking on some of the Kurio cabin logs, and cleaning the grounds and buildings in preparation for the Serbin Homecoming Picnic. If you want to come join the fun, bring a sack...

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Family History Workshop

The next Family History Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 21 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the museum. Weldon Mersiovsky will be on hand to assist with your research and answer all your questions. The registration fee is $15 per person or $25 per couple, which...

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Walk-In Coffee

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall (across from Schubert-Fletcher House) Giddings, Texas Free Will Donation Sponsored by and benefiting the Texas Wendish Heritage Society & Museum Sandwiches, chips and desserts will be available To place take out order call 979-540-8132...

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Scholarship Program Fundraiser

Sunday January 24, 2016 DRIVE-THRU      TO-GO ONLY Pick-Up 10:00am to 12:30pm Wendish Museum @ Serbin, Texas MENU: Cup of Wendish Bird Wedding Soup To Go Plate: Pork Steak – Wendish Noodles – Green Beans – Corn – Pickles – Peaches – Homemade Bread TICKETS $9.00      PRESALE...