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St. Lucas, Iowa — MKI Traveling Exhibit “Neighbors Past and Present”

Thursday, September 1 @ 8:00 am - Wednesday, November 30 @ 5:00 pm
St. Lucas German American Museum, 212 E Main St
St. Lucas, IA 52166 United States
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Display of MKI’s traveling exhibit “Neighbors Past and Present: the Wisconsin German Experience.” On fourteen panels that draw largely on images and resources from the MKI Library and Archives, the exhibit covers German migration and …

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6:30 pm

MKI on the Road: “Reconstructing Linguistic History: What did Ontario’s Earliest Amish Speak?” with Mark Louden

Thursday, October 20 @ 6:30 pm

What language did Amish Mennonites speak when they began migrating to Southern Ontario from dialectally-diverse regions in German-speaking Central Europe? This lecture will analyze the speech of their descendants from East Zorra-Tavistock and Wilmot townships, compare …

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