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CURRENT NEWS!

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and the Germantown Historical Society presents
2012 Germantown Hunsrucker Oktoberfest!

Saturday, Sept 29, 2011  Noon - 11
Sunday, Sept 30, 2011  Noon - 8

FESTIVAL ADMISSION & PARKING FREE!
German Entertainment - Music & Dancing! Family Fun!
German Beer, Wine, Pork, Brats, Potato Pancakes, Custard, & More!
Children's Activities, Pumpkin Painting, Bounce Haus, Dheinsville Dachshund Dash (seating limited, please bring lawn chairs), Silent Auction Both Days, Bake Sale Sunday, WI Power Reunion Exhibit, Classic Car Display, Bierlympics (local bar teams), Brewski, & More!

Bring a canned good donation for 1/2 off admission to see 5,000 Bells in Bast Bell Museum & Fire Hall during festival!

BUSINESS SPONSORS $125 & up includes advertising & a booth at the festival! (see below)
Crafters and Non-Profit Organizations contact us about a booth.

VOLUNTEERS are needed for both Saturday and Sunday.  Volunteers are also needed for the week before for setup and the week after for clean-up.

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Buy the First Germantown History Book!

ATTENTION: Bring in your 20th CENTURY PHOTOS or take them to Allied Digital on Mequon Rd in Germantown to be used in our 2nd History book. We will scan them & return them to you! THANK YOU!

Dheinsville Historic Park & Museums, Germantown, Wisconsin

Three 1850s Restored Museums are directed by GHS through membership and donations.
An original 1850s settlement on a 9 acre park at Holy Hill Rd, Hwy 145/Fond du Lac Ave & Maple Rd
DIRECTIONS: Exit on Hwy 167 West. Turn EAST (Holy Hill Road) off Hwy 41/45. Museum 2 miles.

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SILA LYDIA BAST BELL MUSEUM & FIRE HALL 1880/1910 contains over 5000 bells collected by Ms. Bast who was born and raised in Germantown 1900-1992.
Hours: May 1 - Nov 1st Wed. - Sunday 1 - 4 pm and by reservations of groups of ten or more year round.

christ_church_germantown CHRIST CHURCH MUSEUM of Local History 1862 on the National Register.
Hours: June - Oct 1st,
Wed. and Sunday 1 - 4 pm.
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VALENTINE WOLF HAUS MUSEUM & Jeffris Genealogy Research Center 1854
Shoemaker shop and half-timber haus, Hours: June - Oct 1st,
Wed. & Sunday 1 - 4 pm

MISSION: Collecting and preserving the artifacts, legacy and built environment of the citizens of Germantown Township since the 1830's and communicating their life stories in the context of their sites; and educating the citizens and visitors of today and the future.

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