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.
Student membership is free, but fill out the form.
Membership Application

Society for the History of Germans in Maryland
"Mencken the German American: Outside, Looking in"
Sept. 29, at Zion Church, speaker Marion Rodgers
See the calendar for more information

Awards Banquet and Dinner Dance
Nov.14,2015The Valley Mansion by Martins
6:00pm - 10:00pm, black tie event
To honor our distinguished 2015 Honoree
Christel van der Berg

Advertise in the Banquet Program 2015

2014 Awards Banquet, Nov.1, at Zion Church
Honoring Brigitte and Nick Fessenden




October is German American Heritage Month!!

German American Heritage Month

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

German - American Day Proclamation 2014
by the president of the United States

Student Awards presented 2015

Some Pictures of Annual Meeting, April 2015

Summer Host Families needed for Towson Exchange Program.

Awards Banquet 2014 more pictures




Awards Banquet Pictures 2013 Honoring the Hans Schuler Family

Pictures from  German American Day 2013

 2014 German Festivalpictures

2013 German Festival Pictures

Pictures from 2012 Banquet honoring Ruck Funeral Homes

A new book Zwei deutsche Lebenswege zwischen Diktatur und Demokratie by our vice president and long time board member, Armin Mruck with Hannelore Grimm, is now available.
Two Hundred Years: The German Society of Maryland
by Dr. Armin Mruck, 1983

The Maryland Germans, by Dieter Cunz, available at $20.00 each. Contact: nicholasfessenden@

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