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.
Sunday May 21st,12pm to Dusk
North Point State Park, Trolley Station pavilion
8400 North Point Rd, Edgemere, MD 21219
The MD/DC Metro Chapter of the AATG honors members of the German Society with Lifetime Service Awards, Dec 3,2016.
German America Day, October 6, celebrated at the Friendship Garden in Washington, DC
October is German American Heritage Month!!
German - American Day Proclamation 2016
by the president of the United States
The Maryland Germans, by Dieter Cunz
New edition with an introduction by
Dr. Randall Donaldson
Plaque showing the arrival of the first Germans in America in 1608.
Peter Krug, President, and Joanne Shephard, Vice President, of G. Krug and Son with German Society of Maryland Director Elizabeth K. Wittstadt and Vice President Kurt D. Wittstadt.
Blacksmith Travis Manar with Kurt D. Wittstadt II making iron tongs.
The 116th Annual German Festival, July 23-24
pictures from the festival
2015 Awards more Banquet pictures
Senator Kathy Klausmeier and Delegate Susan Aumann receive German Society of Maryland medals for their help in getting October designated as German American Heritage Month.
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