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First meeting: April 2nd, 8PM

Presenter: Yogi Reppmann

Subject: The Forty-eighters

Learn about “THE FORTY-eighters”

In 1848 the Democratic Revolutionaries of the State of Schleswig-Holstein fought unsuccessful by pen and sword for liberty, democracy and national unity.

After their defeat many of the Forty-eighters immigrated to Davenport and Scott County, Iowa.

Come and learn about their history and contribution to America.

Date: April 2nd

Presenter: Professor Yogi Reppmann, St. Olf College, Northfield, MN

Bismarck:The Capital City of North Dakota–Its Progenitor

The Hidatsa name mirahacii arumaaguash (Place of the tall willows). Arikara name is ituhtaáwe. Missouri Crossing, then Edwinton.  Learn the history behind the progenitors of Bismarck, ND.

Presenter: Professor LaVern Rippley, Professor of German, St. Olaf College, Northfield.