Welcome to the German Society Website

Welcome to the Website of the German Society of Maryland
Anyone interested in learning about and preserving the German heritage in Maryland may join the Society.
Membership Application

The German Festival July 26-27
see the Calendar link for times and details

2014 AATG Student Awards Ceremony
pictures   Report in Amerika Woche by Mary Upman

award winners

 Greetings from the German Ambassador
celebrating German American Friendship

October is German American Heritage Month!!

German American Heritage Month

del aumann

plaque at friendship garden

The German-American Friendship Garden in Washington DC
Commemorates 300 years of German Immigration and Contributions to America and symbolizes the Friendship between the German and American People
News about the German American Garden

German - American Day Proclamation 2013
by the president of the United States

Student Awards presented 2014

 Awards Banquet 2013
More Banquet Pictures



Pictures from the German American Day Celebration

2013 German Festival Pictures

Pictures from 2012 Banquet honoring Ruck Funeral Homes

Some copies of the original 1948 ed. of The Maryland Germans, by Dieter Cunz, are still available at $20.00 each. Contact nicholasfessenden@

Pioneers in Service
 by Klaus G. Wust: The History of the German Society of Maryland, 1783 - 1981

The Baltimore City Historical Society Newsletter highlights the Germans in Baltimore

The First Germans in America
By Gary Grassl
Revised Edition with Illustrations