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Wendish Fest Update

As a result of the current COVID-19 related restrictions on gatherings and a concern for the health and safety of our community, the TWHS Board has decided it would be best to cancel this year’s Wendish Fest. All of us here at the TWHS are disappointed as we...

Museum Reopening June 2nd

We are proud to announce that we will cautiously reopen the museum beginning Tuesday, June 2nd with measures in place to ensure the health and safety as best we can of our visitors, volunteers and staff. Governor Greg Abbott allowed Texas museums to reopen beginning May 1st as...

COVID-19 Museum Update

Many of you have inquired about whether the museum is open. We will remain closed for now and the board will re-evaluate June 1st. This decision was not made lightly, but the board felt it was the best course of action to ensure the protection of our volunteers,...

Temporary Museum Closure

This is a tough time for our community. We have decided to temporarily close our doors and join public institutions around the world in an effort to ensure the continued health and safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff in an effort to “flatten the curve” and slow...

Wendish Language Course- February 8,2020

Weldon will be hosting another Wendish Language course tomorrow at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings 9-4. For the first time, the Wendish Research Exchange will offer a live stream of the class available to anyone with an internet connection. Just print the handouts below and click the link...

Annual Walk-in Coffee

The Texas Wendish Heritage Society will sponsor a Walk-In Coffee on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, in the Fellowship Hall of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, located on the 300 block Grimes in Giddings. Sandwiches, chips, pickles, drinks, and desserts will be available from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Free...

31st ANNUAL WENDISH FEST

Greetings from Serbin, Texas! The Texas Wendish Heritage Society and St. Paul Lutheran Church at Serbin, Texas will host the 31st Annual Wendish Fest on Sunday the 22nd of September 2019. Wendish Fest 31 will be a special day of celebration dedicated to sharing the compelling history and...

Scholarship Program Fundraiser

Sunday January 27, 2019 DRIVE-THRU TO-GO ONLY Pick-Up 10:00am to 12:30pm Wendish Museum @ Serbin, Texas MENU: Cup of Wendish Bird Wedding Soup – Pork Steak – Wendish Noodles – Green Beans – Corn – Pickles – Peaches – Homemade Bread TICKETS $10.00 PRESALE ONLY Available Through Wednesday,...

Mertink Log Room

In and Around the Museum

Upcoming Preservation Project for the Mertink Log Cabin and Vintage Tools and Equipment Two log homes on display in the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum Complex, the Kurio and Mertink homes, were built in the 1800’s in the Serbin area by Wendish families and were donated to TWHS by...