Monday, July 14, 2008

Northern Volga Catholic Villages

Researchers seeking information about Catholic villages in the northern Volga region will have an opportunity to pursue the topic during the 2008 International Convention of Germans from Russia in Casper, Wyoming this month.

Northern Volga Catholic Villages is among the many workshops that will be offered during the convention. It will be moderated by AHSGR Village Coordinators at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, July 31st in Adrian’s Room at the front of the Parkway Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Casper, where the convention runs July 28th through August 3rd.

Up to as many as 1,000 people are expected for the convention, which is an historic joint gathering of the Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS) of Bismarck, North Dakota and the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR) of Lincoln, Nebraska.

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