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Altamont's German Heritage

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Saturday, June 01, 2013by millie.lange

Celebrate Altamont's German Heritage Saturday, June 1 starting at 10 a.m. in Klitzing Heritage Park with "Tales of the Black Forest" by the Altamont Library and history display by the churches of the German settlers. Old-fashioned games begin at 10:30 a.m. Listen to recorded German music and purchase bratwurst, sauerkraut, wieners, soft drinks and German desserts from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m Go one block north of the park from noon to 2 p.m. and tour the Dr. Charles M. Wright House Museum. Admission is charged to see the home of the doctor of the German settlers. Travel east of Altamont on the National Road and learn about "Traveling the Prairie" at the Ballard Nature Center from 1-2 p.m. This family friendly event is organized by the Developing Altamont's future organization.

If there is rain, all events will be moved to the Altamont Municipal Building. For more information, phone 217-690-8082 or Facebook.