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.
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The 236th Anniversary Banquet and Dinner
honoring  our distinguished 2019 Awardee
Dr. Randall Donaldson
Nov. 2, 2019

German Society Board Members

Students attending the celebration

Participants in the Adlersaal

The German Festival at Timonium Fairgrounds, July 13, 2019

Picnic-Sept 8, 2019  Gunpowder Falls State Park

ommemoration of the death of Sgt. Henry Gunther
Sunday, November 11, 2018, at 10:30 AM
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Memorial Service on 11/11/2017 at the grave site of Henry Gunther, the last German-American killed in WWI

plaque at friendship garden

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

German - American Day Proclamation 2019
by the president of the United States

State of Maryland Proclamation of German-American Day 2019

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German Student Awards Ceremony
May 5, 2019


Awards Banquet Honoring Dr. Randall Donaldson

Awards Program


German Instructors

The Musicians

Welcome to Zion Adlersaal


Awards Banquet
2018 pictures
banquet program


Student Awards
May 20, 2018

 Pictures from the 200Anniversary Celebration


Awards Banquet Nov. 2, 2017
 2017 Awards Banquet pictures
Banquet Program


Student Awards presented 2017

Pictures from the Aberdeen Oktoberfest-September 2017

Pictures from the German festival, 2016


Pictures from the 2017 Picnic

Zwei deutsche Lebenswege zwischen Diktatur und Demokratie, a book by our long time board member, Armin Mruck with Hannelore Grimm


Two Hundred Years: The German Society of Maryland
by Dr. Armin Mruck, 1983

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

New edition with an introduction by
Dr. Randall Donaldson
Contact: nicholasfessenden

What happened to German-America? (New York Times)

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