German-American Day (October 6th)
September 28, 2015
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“German-American Day is a holiday in the United States, observed annually on October 6. The holiday, which celebrates German American heritage, commemorates the date in 1683 when 13 German families from Krefeld, near the Rhine, landed in Philadelphia. These families subsequently founded Germantown, Pennsylvania, the first German settlement in the original thirteen American colonies.”
Read more @ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German-American_Day
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