Tell It Like It Was — Just Ask Donald

Augusta Harmonie Verein 5333 Hackman Rd., Augusta, MO, United States

Back by popular demand is local Augusta farmer Donald Struckhoff.  With his encyclopedic mind, he can enlighten you on various topics such as the history of Immaculate Conception Church, farming, machines, fire departments, genealogies, and much more.  Dozens of photos will be projected on a screen to elicit responses from Donald.  And as always, you […]

History Museum Open House

History Museum 275 Webster Street, Augusta, MO, United States

Explore the wonders of Augusta area history at the Sehrt House museum.  Open House hours are from 1 – 4 pm.  Quiz our local history buffs staffing the Augusta Museum.  Looking forward to your visit.

History Museum Open House

History Museum 275 Webster Street, Augusta, MO, United States

  Add a trip to the Augusta History Museum, the Sehrt House, to your Labor Day weekend activities.  What did residents do for entertainment in times past?  Open Sunday, 1 – 4 pm on the 4th.  Museum members available to answer questions.

Tell It Like It Was

Augusta Harmonie Verein 5333 Hackman Rd., Augusta, MO, United States

Paul and Bernice Kemner are on deck to share their longtime history with the Town of Augusta.  Join us as the committee asks their questions.  You are invited to ask them anything about their doings in, with, and about the Town.  There may be photos, etc.  They posed for a classic American Gothic portrait one […]

Augusta Museum Oktoberfest Open House

History Museum 275 Webster Street, Augusta, MO, United States

Celebrate Augusta’s German heritage! The Friends of Historic Augusta Museum are showcasing an inaugural Octoberfest outside from 1 – 4 pm on Sunday, October 1.  Food includes brats, sauerkraut, homemade potato salad, and German “goodies” for a donation of $5 – $10.  Beer sampling from Good News Brewery, generously donated by Dan Tripp, will be […]

Tell It Like It Was

Augusta Harmonie Verein 5333 Hackman Rd., Augusta, MO, United States

One Man, Many Tractors – Bill Ferris – ready-mix truck – president of Teamsters Local 682 – Osthoff Brothers – Anita Mallinckrodt – ’34 Ford Cabriolet – Christmas tractor –  tractors driven with reins? And that, my friends, is only a feeble, crank-starting effort on my part to interest you in knowing more about this engine […]

Tell It Like It Was

Augusta Harmonie Verein 5333 Hackman Rd., Augusta, MO, United States

Featuring Bud (Millard) Shortt “back by popular demand” on Tuesday, November 14.  Bud was one of TILIW’s earliest interviewees in October 2019.  Only a few locals witnessed the lively interview which included discussions on running moonshine in Virginia, the Grand Ole Opry, rounding up AWOL servicemen, lots of children, cousins, and siblings, and tragedies…bloated school […]

Tell It Like It Was

Augusta Harmonie Verein 5333 Hackman Rd., Augusta, MO, United States

Rob Siem is the special guest.  He will share his thoughts about Augusta as it used to be.  Once again, Angela Stephens is the narrator.

Tell It Like It Was – Part 1 CANCELLED

Augusta Harmonie Verein 5333 Hackman Rd., Augusta, MO, United States

CANCELLED and possibly to be rescheduled. Kickin’ off the new year with a back-to-back Toedebusch “family edition.”  Shirley (Stelzer) Todebusch will join us at the Harmonie Verein on January 9th as she sits among family and friends telling even more stories about early life in Augusta, Ivy Dene Bakery, her high school sweetheart Glenn, her […]

Tell It Like It Was – The Toedebusch Family

Augusta Harmonie Verein 5333 Hackman Rd., Augusta, MO, United States

Strumming right along into February, the Toedebusch sons, together with Dave Shortt, will explain how their band, The Texas Giants, came about.  They will share stories about Scott and his connection with the wine industry, annual trips to Montana and fond memories growing up in Augusta.  There is a lot to cover, which is why […]

Tell It Like It Was — Vic & Ruth Anne Brown

Augusta Harmonie Verein 5333 Hackman Rd., Augusta, MO, United States

Tell It Like It Was — Our special guests for the March TILIW will be Vic & Ruth Anne Brown.  We’ll interview them about why they decided to settle in Augusta nearly 40 years ago.  They experienced raising 4 children in this small town.  What is the history of living in one of the oldest […]

Tell It Like It Was — Lisa Reed

Augusta Harmonie Verein 5333 Hackman Rd., Augusta, MO, United States

Our special guest for April will be Lisa Reed.  We’ll be covering her life in Augusta, all starting in 5th grade, meeting her husband Jimmy, and raising two sons.  We will go back in time and talk about their parents, fun memories they had, her father running the tavern for 10 years, and more stories.  […]