German American Day at the GAHM
October 6, 2023
German-American Heritage Foundation & Museum
719 6th Street NW | Washington, DC 20001

German American Day at the GAHM

October 6, 2023

German-American Heritage Museum
719 6th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

On Oct. 6, we celebrate our German-American heritage by commemorating the date in 1683, when 13 families from the German town of Krefeld landed in Philadelphia. These families subsequently founded Germantown, Pennsylvania, the first German settlement in the original 13 colonies.


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