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About Prairie Legacy - German Russian Country

We are working as a nonprofit called the Tri-County Tourism Alliance to promote the cultural and historic history of the Germans from Russia who settled in Logan County, Emmons County and McIntosh County.

Women Behind the Plow

We have been working on our newest project Women Behind the Plow – stories and photos of the German-Russian women who worked beside their spouses on the farm, or sometimes as a single parent, receiving little or no acknowledgement for … Continue reading

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Let’s dance the cold away…

I found this video while looking for some photos yesterday… it was taken in Jamestown at the Arts Center during a German Russian weekend. Thought you might be able to warm up to this toe tapping song in German.

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,700 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Merry Merry Christmas

Before the days of Christmas light tours with guiding maps, Christmas was a softly lighted time of year. Only open shades revealed glimpses of the neighbor’s tree hung with bubble lights and tinsel. Beneath the tree were unseen gifts, but … Continue reading

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Thank you

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. It has been my pleasure over the past 3 or 4 years to meet so many new friends and relatives as we collect the history and photos of the Germans from Russia. Thank you to all who … Continue reading

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PS

There are less than 500 copies of Ewiger Saatz remaining… if you need Christmas gifts, now is the time to order… we will ship you two copies of the book which retails at $75 for $120. Contact us at suebbalcom@gmail.com … Continue reading

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TRI-COUNTY TOURISM ALLIANCE SEEKING PHOTOS FOR WOMEN BEHIND THE PLOW EXHIBIT

German Russian women contributed greatly to work on the farm in North Dakota and still had time to be creative. To honor their contribution to the settling of North Dakota, the Tri-County Tourism Alliance is creating a traveling photographic display, … Continue reading

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