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

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

Place and ad in the banquet program

Star Spangled Spectacular in Baltimore

The German ship FGS Niedersachsen visits Baltimore as part of Sail Baltimore Event.

ship host famlies
Brigitte and Nick Fessenden join families from the German American community in hosting German sailors for a day.

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

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

The German Festival at Timonium Fairgrounds
July, 26-27, 2014

Board members welcome visitors to the German Society table
more pictures
The FGS Niedersachsen  in Baltimore

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


Zwei deutsche Lebenswege zwischen Diktatur und Demokratie

A new book 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