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

Banquet Invitation

Banquet Menu

Oct 6, 2014 The German American Friendship Garden is Restored



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 2014
by the president of the United States

Student Awards presented 2014

Summer Host Families needed for Towson Exchange Program.

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

Board members welcome visitors to the German Society table
more pictures

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