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2014 Heritage Day Festival

2014 Heritage Day Festival

Below is a video replay of the day’s presentations

To read a transcript of Dr. Mueller Bahlke’s speech on Heritage Day you can download it HERE.

An Annual Event
Labor Day, the first Monday in September
Ebenezer, Georgia
2980 Ebenezer Road (Highway 275),
North of Rincon, Georgia

A gathering to celebrate the
Arrival in 1734 of the Salzburgers
To the new colony of Georgia and their town site at Ebenezer.

Date: Labor Day, Monday – September 1, 2014

To view the EVENTS & ACTIVITIES, click here.

2015 Winter Newsletter

This year’s Heritage Day events include celebrating the 280th anniversary of our landing in Georgia at 11:00 AM in the Jerusalem church sanctuary. Our speaker for the program is Dr. Mueller Bahlke, (currently working on the letters of Johann Ernst Bergmann, the last pastor to Ebenezer from Germany). He will speak on “Through your fatherly communication” The Salzburger settlements in Ebenezer and the worldwide network of the Halle Pietism.

There will be outside activities (some added activities this year) including the MarktPlatz with handmade items to sell, jellies, jams, pickles and fresh local produce along with native plants. AND THAT GOOD OLE TIMEY LEMONADE MADE IN THE BARREL!!

Join us in celebration, Labor Day, September 1, 2014

Georgia Salzburger Society
2980 Ebenezer Road
Georgia Highway 275
Rincon, GA 31326
[email protected]