Annual Conference

on September 19, 2020 at Temple, Texas

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Due to Covid-19, this year's Annual Conference will be ONLINE and FREE! Please come and join us from anywhere in the world.

Please make your FREE registrations through our online sign up tool: Sawyer, HERE . This system is set up for school class registrations, so you will have to register your spouse or significant other in a new window.

The sign up is important so that we can send you the zoom link for your online participation. If you haven’t done so already, please download zoom from . The link we will send you, will have easy to follow instructions on how to join the annual conference on 09.19.2020.


Step 1. Sign up with Sawyer here

Step 2. Download zoom here

Step 3. Check your email as well as your junk and spam folders for a message from us for instructions on how to join the annual conference.

 Our Itinerary is as follows:
  • 10:00am – 10:30am – Zoom call is open to join, but no one will be speaking.
  • 10:30am – 10:45am – Opening Statement
  • 10:45am – 11:30am – Dr. James Kearney: translation of W.A. Trenckmann’s Die Lateiner am Possum Creek; a Texas Civil War Story
  • 11:30am – 12:15pm – GTHS Business Meeting for 2020
  • 12:15pm – 1:00pm – Dr. Judith Dykes-Hoffmann: presentation on German Culture and Texas cemeteries
  • 1:00pm – Meeting is adjourned


Look at the bright side: there are no hotels to book and pay for. The entire Conference is FREE. You can join from the comfort of your home, backyard or favorite coffee spot.