Support or get involved or better yet, do both!

It pays to BE A MEMBER! Beat the lines at Christmas Market on December 7th, 2019. Become a member and come to the MEMBERS ONLY Christmas Pre-Sale. Discounted German Language Classes and so much more...

To become a member and sign up online simply choose your membership type here:






Lifetime Member


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.

You can also download a NEW Membership Form 01-19 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 & Event

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