Going back to their roots


People enjoy German food and music at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.

People enjoy German food and music at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.


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Toni Campbell, of Fort Loramie, eats some fried cheese at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Tony Meyer, left, and Jason Higgins, both of Fort Loramie, grill hamburgers, hot dogs and brats at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Working the food line at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22, are, left to right, front, Beth Monnin, of Sidney, Brenna Cobb, 12, and her mom, Amy Cobb, both of Anna, and Devin Wehrman, 18, of Fort Loramie, son of Dan and Ellen Wehrman. In back is Eli Rosengarten, 18, of Fort Loramie, son of Deb and Craig Rosengarten. Brenna is also the daughter of Brandon Cobb.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Alpen Echos performs at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Callie Langston, 16, of Springfield, daughter of Derek and Verlee Langston, plays a game of bean bag toss at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Paul Overman, of Fort Loramie, looks at artifacts on display at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Valerie Barfell, 10, of Fort Loramie, daughter of Jeremy and Susan Barfell, was a little too short to get her full head over a cutout at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Mike Magoteaux, left, talks with Angie Hoelscher, both of Fort Loramie, at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Jayna Ruhenkamp, left to right, 9, daughter of Jay and Kim Ruhenkamp, watches as Tylor Schmitmeyer, 11, daughter of Tony and Janine Schmitmeyer, pushes Carly Holthause, 9, all of Fort Loramie, daughter of Shelly and Brian Holthaus, on a keg at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

People enjoy German food and music at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.

Toni Campbell, of Fort Loramie, eats some fried cheese at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.

Tony Meyer, left, and Jason Higgins, both of Fort Loramie, grill hamburgers, hot dogs and brats at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.

Working the food line at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22, are, left to right, front, Beth Monnin, of Sidney, Brenna Cobb, 12, and her mom, Amy Cobb, both of Anna, and Devin Wehrman, 18, of Fort Loramie, son of Dan and Ellen Wehrman. In back is Eli Rosengarten, 18, of Fort Loramie, son of Deb and Craig Rosengarten. Brenna is also the daughter of Brandon Cobb.

Alpen Echos performs at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.

Callie Langston, 16, of Springfield, daughter of Derek and Verlee Langston, plays a game of bean bag toss at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.

Paul Overman, of Fort Loramie, looks at artifacts on display at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.

Valerie Barfell, 10, of Fort Loramie, daughter of Jeremy and Susan Barfell, was a little too short to get her full head over a cutout at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.

Mike Magoteaux, left, talks with Angie Hoelscher, both of Fort Loramie, at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.

Jayna Ruhenkamp, left to right, 9, daughter of Jay and Kim Ruhenkamp, watches as Tylor Schmitmeyer, 11, daughter of Tony and Janine Schmitmeyer, pushes Carly Holthause, 9, all of Fort Loramie, daughter of Shelly and Brian Holthaus, on a keg at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.

People enjoy German food and music at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/09/web1_SDN092418HeritageDays10-1.jpgPeople enjoy German food and music at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Toni Campbell, of Fort Loramie, eats some fried cheese at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/09/web1_SDN092418HeritageDays1-1.jpgToni Campbell, of Fort Loramie, eats some fried cheese at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Tony Meyer, left, and Jason Higgins, both of Fort Loramie, grill hamburgers, hot dogs and brats at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/09/web1_SDN092418HeritageDays2-1.jpgTony Meyer, left, and Jason Higgins, both of Fort Loramie, grill hamburgers, hot dogs and brats at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Working the food line at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22, are, left to right, front, Beth Monnin, of Sidney, Brenna Cobb, 12, and her mom, Amy Cobb, both of Anna, and Devin Wehrman, 18, of Fort Loramie, son of Dan and Ellen Wehrman. In back is Eli Rosengarten, 18, of Fort Loramie, son of Deb and Craig Rosengarten. Brenna is also the daughter of Brandon Cobb.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/09/web1_SDN092418HeritageDays3-1.jpgWorking the food line at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22, are, left to right, front, Beth Monnin, of Sidney, Brenna Cobb, 12, and her mom, Amy Cobb, both of Anna, and Devin Wehrman, 18, of Fort Loramie, son of Dan and Ellen Wehrman. In back is Eli Rosengarten, 18, of Fort Loramie, son of Deb and Craig Rosengarten. Brenna is also the daughter of Brandon Cobb. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Alpen Echos performs at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/09/web1_SDN092418HeritageDays4-1.jpgAlpen Echos performs at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Callie Langston, 16, of Springfield, daughter of Derek and Verlee Langston, plays a game of bean bag toss at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/09/web1_SDN092418HeritageDays5-1.jpgCallie Langston, 16, of Springfield, daughter of Derek and Verlee Langston, plays a game of bean bag toss at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Paul Overman, of Fort Loramie, looks at artifacts on display at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/09/web1_SDN092418HeritageDays7-1.jpgPaul Overman, of Fort Loramie, looks at artifacts on display at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Valerie Barfell, 10, of Fort Loramie, daughter of Jeremy and Susan Barfell, was a little too short to get her full head over a cutout at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/09/web1_SDN092418HeritageDays8-1.jpgValerie Barfell, 10, of Fort Loramie, daughter of Jeremy and Susan Barfell, was a little too short to get her full head over a cutout at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Mike Magoteaux, left, talks with Angie Hoelscher, both of Fort Loramie, at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/09/web1_SDN092418HeritageDays9-1.jpgMike Magoteaux, left, talks with Angie Hoelscher, both of Fort Loramie, at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Jayna Ruhenkamp, left to right, 9, daughter of Jay and Kim Ruhenkamp, watches as Tylor Schmitmeyer, 11, daughter of Tony and Janine Schmitmeyer, pushes Carly Holthause, 9, all of Fort Loramie, daughter of Shelly and Brian Holthaus, on a keg at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/09/web1_SDN092418HeritageDays6-1.jpgJayna Ruhenkamp, left to right, 9, daughter of Jay and Kim Ruhenkamp, watches as Tylor Schmitmeyer, 11, daughter of Tony and Janine Schmitmeyer, pushes Carly Holthause, 9, all of Fort Loramie, daughter of Shelly and Brian Holthaus, on a keg at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 22. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News