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Book Review: The Heidenmauer; or, The Benedictines. A legend of the Rhine

The Heidenmauer; or, The Benedictines. A legend of the Rhine Cooper, James Fenimore W.A. Townsend and Company, New York, 1861 Background: One of Cooper’s lesser-known novels, this book focuses on the destruction of the Limburg monastery by the combined forces … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 7 – The Schwarzwald and Augsburg

Our final morning in the Pfalz was a rather relaxed one. We enjoyed our last visit to the excellent breakfast buffet put on by Weingut Manz, then finished up packing before turning in the keys and bidding Wachenheim and the … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 5 – Wachenheim an der Weinstrasse and into France

In 1891 a man from Friedelsheim, Germany became a naturalized US citizen in Cleveland, Ohio.  That man was my Great-Great-Grandfather.  Through a relatively convoluted chain of events, in the 1990’s families on both sides of the Atlantic who were wondering … Continue reading

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