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Quarterly Membership Meeting

Our annual Christmas party will be held on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the museum complex. Following a brief business meeting and election of board members, the party will commence with a Christmas carol sing-along and lots of good refreshments. Bring a plate of your favorite holiday sweet...

Zombie Ideas

A working definition of the word zombie would be “the walking dead.” If such a being or beings could actually exist, I suppose there could also be zombie ideas. These would be ideas that are not valid and previously had been duly buried, but continue to emerge in...

Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship Program

We are pleased to announce the Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship program sponsored by the Texas Wendish Heritage Society.  A total of six $500 scholarships may be awarded to students of Wendish descent who are currently enrolled in a trade school, college, or university for the spring semester 2015. ...

26th Annual Wendish Fest Schedule of Events

Featured entertainment this year will be The Oak Wilt Boys performing on stage following the Live Auction! Each year the Texas Wendish Heritage Society host a festival on the fourth Sunday in September. This years event will be on September 28. Events are scheduled throughout the day beginning with...

Quarterly Membership Meeting

Following a brief business meeting, Caroll Scogin-Brincefield will present a program on the role of women in the Civil War. The Civil War was one of the most turbulent periods in America’s History. Texas had the role of a supply state for the Confederate cause because of the...

26th Annual Wendish Fest

September 28, 2014 Join us on Sunday, September 28th!  The 26th Annual Wendish Fest will be hosted by St. Paul Lutheran Church and the Texas Wendish Heritage Society at Serbin, Texas. Rev. Dr. David Zersen, President Emeritus of Concordia University Texas will be the guest preacher for both...

Now Available: New Research Results

Few people are more strongly associated with the Sorbian emigration movement of the 19th century than Jan Kilian. In 1854 the pastor, born in Doehlen in Upper Lusatia, left his home country for Texas where, along with a large number of fellow Sorb immigrants, he founded the colony...

Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship Program News

At the quarterly TWHS Board meeting held on July 19, the board voted unanimously to fund a Texas Wendish Heritage scholarship program for the 2014-15 school year. A maximum of six scholarships of $500 each will be awarded to students who are currently enrolled at a college, university,...

Family History Workshop

We are offering another chance for you to work on your own family history with expert guidance from Weldon Mersiovsky, who has many years’ experience in conducting genealogy research. Cost for the workshop is $15 per person or $25 per couple. Bring a sack lunch, your laptop, and...

26th Annual Wendish Fest

September 28, 2014 Wendish Fest is coming up! It is scheduled for Sunday, September 28 on the grounds of the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum and St. Paul Lutheran Church picnic grounds. The daylong event begins with church services at St. Paul Lutheran Church at 8:30 a.m. (English worship...