Lone Star and Eagle: German Immigration to Texas

Museum Exhibit or ProgramThis exhibit showcases the German immigrants in the 1840s, and how these groups began settling at New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, Sisterdale, and other locations in Central Texas, imparting a distinctive character to these communities. This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition features reproductions of archival photographs, newspaper headlines, maps, and paintings that tell the story of a people remarkable for individual and communal industry in setting down roots and adapting ways of the old country to life in a new world.
Source:Humanities Texas
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.8(A), 4.8(B), 4.19(A), 4.19(B), 4.19(C), 7.19(A), 7.19(B)
Topics:Mexican Texas, Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas, Antebellum Texas

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