North American Heimattag

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Each year people with German, Transylvanian, and Saxon heritage and interests gather for a “North American Heimattag” which is hosted in alternating years in the USA and Canada. This year Heimattag took place over a three day period in Youngstown, Ohio.

Ohio State Senator Michael J. Skindell (left), Gerhard Maroscher (center), Edwin-Andreas Dortleff (right.)

Ohio State Senator Michael J. Skindell (left), Gerhard Maroscher (center), Edwin-Andreas Dortleff (right.)

I was surprised when the President of the Alliance of Transylvanian Saxons (ATS) Thomas J. Manning presented my book as a gifts to State Senator Michael J. Skindell and Edwin-Andreas Dortleff, a representative of Saxons in Germany.

Note the American flag is first in the procession. Those Saxons are good Americans or Canadians!

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