It is a sad time for Deutsches Haus. The funeral of long-time member and active volunteer, Albert Bourg was on Friday, April 7. Details are in his obituary in the Advocate and are linked here.
There have sadly been 2 other recent deaths among our members: Jack Kingsley Smith (February) and Hans Ludwig Fink (March)
On a beautiful, breezy afternoon on March 9th, a traditional German builder’s ceremony was held to celebrate the completion of framing of the roof of the new Haus on Moss Street and to ask for blessings.
Continue reading “Richtfest – Blessing and Luck for the New Haus”
The Advocate included Deutsches Haus in its series in honor of the 300 year Tricentennial about German history in New Orleans: “Germans settle in River parishes in the 1720s, migrate in large amounts to New Orleans in the 1820s”
* Link to the Advocate *