German-Texan Heritage Society
Promoting Awareness and Preservation of the German Cultural Heritage of Texas


Whether you’re a Texan of German descent, an individual or organization interested in preserving a historic landmark, a history buff, or someone who wants to learn more about the impact German-Texans have made – and continue to make – on the history of Texas, we hope you will join us as we work together to meet our goals.

To become a member or renew your membership online, go to OUR ONLINE MEMBERSHIP SIGN-UP FORM   

You can also download a MEMBERSHIP FORM and mail it to: GTHS, PO Box 684171, Austin, TX  78768. Otherwise, please call us at (512) 467-4569 to renew with a Visa, Discover or MasterCard. Danke!!

Membership in the German-Texan Heritage Society runs by the calendar year, and should be renewed each January.  Membership benefits include:

·          Annual Conference

·          Quarterly Journal 

·          German Genealogy Seminars

·          Advice on German genealogy research

·          Trenckmann Memorial Research Library

·          German Translation Assistance

·          German Language Classes for Adults & Children

·          Traditional German Festivals: Maifest, Oktoberfest, Christmas Market

·          Preservation of GTHS headquarters, the historic German Free School built In 1857

·          German films, speakers, exhibits

·          Social Activities

·          Discounts on Classes, Programs & Events

and the satisfaction that you have contributed to save your heritage!


PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 507 East 10th Street Austin, TX | MAILING ADDRESS: GTHS PO Box 684171 Austin,TX 78768-4171
PHONE: (512) 467-4569| TOLL FREE: (855) 892-6691 | FAX: (512) 467-4574 | EMAIL: