The next meeting of the Historical Society of North German Settlements will feature a program on the 175th anniversary of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Walmore.
Martha Haseley, descendant of one of the original families to settle in the community and form a congregation, will show a video and speak about the immigration of the ancestors who left Prussia in 1843 in order to enjoy religious, economic and educational freedom in this country.
The meeting will be at 2 p.m. (note change of time), Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Road.
Refreshments will be served. The public is welcome to attend.