When did the prejudice against Germans begin in America.
Workers commence removal of ‘Odd Fellows’ remains. Note fence constructed to keep work from easy view. All of the headstones shown here, would have been discarded as no one had claimed them.
I tried to plant the history of my Stuttmeister relatives in Belmont, next to their kin, the Jankes – the Founders of Belmont – but was met with the most outrageous onslaught of lies and hostility from the Belmont Historical Society, in particular, Cynthia Karpa McCarthy, who said this in response to my shock that she was removing my historic posts, and, limiting them by falsely stating that was a facebook rule I was not obeying. Not once was I greeted with kindness, and thanked for my contributions.
“We are related to historic people somewhere.“
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