The Hermann Monument Society
Is dedicated to the conservation, interpretation, promotion,
and development of the Hermann Monument
in New Ulm, Minnesota, an official symbol
recognizing the great achievements of Germanic-Americans
"We must tell our children and our children's children the story of the heroes of every land and every time who have given their lives, that liberty and fraternity and equality might survive among men."
Governor David Marston Clough-
Dedication of Hermann Monument
September 26, 1897
Hermann & Thusnelda appeared at the Germanic-American Institute's WINTERFEST in St. Paul
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Your Membership and support of the Hermann Monument, Hermann Heights Park, and the goals of the society are both invited and appreciated!
Save the date:
September 6, 2014 Hermannfest
A fireworks display over the Hermann Monument plus many other great activities.
Watch for more information to come!
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Defenders' Family Reunion Picnic
The 2nd edition of
The Hermann Monument Society's
commemoration booklet is available.
It features defender family
stories of the
US-Dakota War and Civil War veterans.
Memories of 1862
Available for a donation of $15.00 with pick up in New Ulm, MN
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Hermann Walks Among Us!
In 2004-2005, the statue of Hermann (Arminius) was removed from its pedestal for refurbishing. Learn more about the preservation of this landmark from our Monument History page.