Visit and rediscover influences of our past
The decisions of those before you have influenced where you are today
Find your ancestors in our genealogy and Research Library
“Why’s the architecture of our downtown buildings like that?” “Why do so many things in town have that name?” “What was life like here during the Civil War?” “Who was my great-grandmother married to?”
All these questions and more can be probably answered in our Research Library.
The recently preserved Schowengerdt House
Built overlooking Warrenton, this gorgeous three-story home includes period-accurate furnishings, artwork, and more.
It’s also newly restored and preserved and is already hosting small events with more great additions to come.
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The names of the majority of the quilters are all gone now, but their intricate stitches, needlework, and craft have survived for generations. Like the craftswomen they were, their meticulous attention to detail, precise borders, creativity, and resourcefulness shined through in each artistically crafted patch.
Associated with the Symposium on the Shared History of Germans and African Americans in Missouri that was held on September 16, 2023, this video is a Collaboration between the Deutschheim Verein and the Warren County Historical Society with partial Support from the Missouri Humanities Council, Visit Hermann and Cross-Cultural Strategies Inc.