Talking Texas History

Die Weihnachtsshow 2022

December 20, 2022 Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebee Season 1 Episode 13
Talking Texas History
Die Weihnachtsshow 2022
Show Notes

Scott and Gene learn about Texas German history and Christmas traditions from Tara V. Kohlenberg, the Director of the Sophienburg Museum and Archives in New Braunfels.
After learning a bit about the history of German immigration to Central Texas in the 1840s, they discuss traditions like Sankt Nikolaus Tag (St. Nicholas Day),  Adventskalendar (the Advent calendar), German Christmas treats Stollen, Lebkuchen and Glühwein, and the Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas market)

For more information about New Braunfels history, or planning a visit, contact the Sophienburg Museum and Archives at https://sophienburg.com.