Why and how Germans emigrated to colonial America in the early 1700s.

Welcome to For Journey We Must by me, Linda Hewitt. Writer and consultant. Author of several books of cultural & economic history. M.A. in history. Member of Authors Guild & American Historical Association.

If you have ancestors who emigrated from Germany (most of us do) or are interested in emigration to colonial America, you’ll find this newsletter fills in that vague statement in the history books to the effect that “After a long voyage across the Atlantic, the settlers arrived in America.” There was a lot more to it than jumping on a ship and taking off. Sign up now so you don’t miss a single issue.

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