Celebrating their heritage


Shirley Larger, of Fort Loramie, looks at the engine of a 1953 Ford F-100 owned by Phil Battels that was on display at the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days car show Saturday, Sept. 23.

Shirley Larger, of Fort Loramie, looks at the engine of a 1953 Ford F-100 owned by Phil Battels that was on display at the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days car show Saturday, Sept. 23.


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Roger Bender, of Fort Loramie, looks at some of the artifacts on display at the Cabin during German Heritage Days in Fort Loramie Saturday, Sept. 23. The display was overseen by Greg Shipley.


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Russ Seger, of Fort Loramie, works the grill cooking brats, hot dogs and hamburgers at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. Other foods included cabbage rolls, apple dumplings homemade german potato salad, potato soup, German chocolate cake and jaeger schnitzel with a pretzel bun.


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Kenny Rose, 17, of Fort Loramie, son of Rich and Brenda Rose, looks at a 2007 Ford Mustang owned by Jerry Cress. The Mustang was on display in the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days car show Saturday, Sept. 23.


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Steve Rosenbeck, left, of Chickasaw, and Roger DeMange, of St. Henry, perform at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.


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Mark Larger, left, of Minster, greets his friend Chad Gasson, of Fort Loramie, at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.


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Martha Poeppelman, right, directs her husband Jeff Poeppelman, both of Fort Loramie, toward the wood cutout of a traditonally dressed German man for a photo during Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.


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Pat, left, and Chard Brennan, came up from Dayton to enjoy Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. The couple came prepared with their own German mugs and hats.


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Julie Moeller, left, of Fort Loramie, takes a drink from her blinged out class after everyone at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days sang her happy birthday Saturday, Sept. 23. Clapping after the song is her friend Bonnie Vagedes, of Fort Loramie. Moeller’s family came out with her to celebrate her 60 birthday.


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John, left, and Cindy Stucke, both of Chickasaw, dance to live music at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.


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Shirley Larger, of Fort Loramie, looks at the engine of a 1953 Ford F-100 owned by Phil Battels that was on display at the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days car show Saturday, Sept. 23.

Roger Bender, of Fort Loramie, looks at some of the artifacts on display at the Cabin during German Heritage Days in Fort Loramie Saturday, Sept. 23. The display was overseen by Greg Shipley.

Russ Seger, of Fort Loramie, works the grill cooking brats, hot dogs and hamburgers at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. Other foods included cabbage rolls, apple dumplings homemade german potato salad, potato soup, German chocolate cake and jaeger schnitzel with a pretzel bun.

Kenny Rose, 17, of Fort Loramie, son of Rich and Brenda Rose, looks at a 2007 Ford Mustang owned by Jerry Cress. The Mustang was on display in the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days car show Saturday, Sept. 23.

Steve Rosenbeck, left, of Chickasaw, and Roger DeMange, of St. Henry, perform at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.

Mark Larger, left, of Minster, greets his friend Chad Gasson, of Fort Loramie, at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.

Martha Poeppelman, right, directs her husband Jeff Poeppelman, both of Fort Loramie, toward the wood cutout of a traditonally dressed German man for a photo during Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.

Pat, left, and Chard Brennan, came up from Dayton to enjoy Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. The couple came prepared with their own German mugs and hats.

Julie Moeller, left, of Fort Loramie, takes a drink from her blinged out class after everyone at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days sang her happy birthday Saturday, Sept. 23. Clapping after the song is her friend Bonnie Vagedes, of Fort Loramie. Moeller’s family came out with her to celebrate her 60 birthday.

John, left, and Cindy Stucke, both of Chickasaw, dance to live music at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.

Shirley Larger, of Fort Loramie, looks at the engine of a 1953 Ford F-100 owned by Phil Battels that was on display at the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days car show Saturday, Sept. 23.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_SDN092517Heritage10.jpgShirley Larger, of Fort Loramie, looks at the engine of a 1953 Ford F-100 owned by Phil Battels that was on display at the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days car show Saturday, Sept. 23. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Roger Bender, of Fort Loramie, looks at some of the artifacts on display at the Cabin during German Heritage Days in Fort Loramie Saturday, Sept. 23. The display was overseen by Greg Shipley.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_SDN092517Heritage9.jpgRoger Bender, of Fort Loramie, looks at some of the artifacts on display at the Cabin during German Heritage Days in Fort Loramie Saturday, Sept. 23. The display was overseen by Greg Shipley. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Russ Seger, of Fort Loramie, works the grill cooking brats, hot dogs and hamburgers at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. Other foods included cabbage rolls, apple dumplings homemade german potato salad, potato soup, German chocolate cake and jaeger schnitzel with a pretzel bun.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_SDN092517Heritage8.jpgRuss Seger, of Fort Loramie, works the grill cooking brats, hot dogs and hamburgers at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. Other foods included cabbage rolls, apple dumplings homemade german potato salad, potato soup, German chocolate cake and jaeger schnitzel with a pretzel bun. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Kenny Rose, 17, of Fort Loramie, son of Rich and Brenda Rose, looks at a 2007 Ford Mustang owned by Jerry Cress. The Mustang was on display in the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days car show Saturday, Sept. 23.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_SDN092517Heritage7.jpgKenny Rose, 17, of Fort Loramie, son of Rich and Brenda Rose, looks at a 2007 Ford Mustang owned by Jerry Cress. The Mustang was on display in the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days car show Saturday, Sept. 23. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Steve Rosenbeck, left, of Chickasaw, and Roger DeMange, of St. Henry, perform at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_SDN092517Heritage6.jpgSteve Rosenbeck, left, of Chickasaw, and Roger DeMange, of St. Henry, perform at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Mark Larger, left, of Minster, greets his friend Chad Gasson, of Fort Loramie, at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_SDN092517Heritage5.jpgMark Larger, left, of Minster, greets his friend Chad Gasson, of Fort Loramie, at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Martha Poeppelman, right, directs her husband Jeff Poeppelman, both of Fort Loramie, toward the wood cutout of a traditonally dressed German man for a photo during Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_SDN092517Heritage4.jpgMartha Poeppelman, right, directs her husband Jeff Poeppelman, both of Fort Loramie, toward the wood cutout of a traditonally dressed German man for a photo during Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Pat, left, and Chard Brennan, came up from Dayton to enjoy Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. The couple came prepared with their own German mugs and hats.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_SDN092517Heritage3.jpgPat, left, and Chard Brennan, came up from Dayton to enjoy Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. The couple came prepared with their own German mugs and hats. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Julie Moeller, left, of Fort Loramie, takes a drink from her blinged out class after everyone at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days sang her happy birthday Saturday, Sept. 23. Clapping after the song is her friend Bonnie Vagedes, of Fort Loramie. Moeller’s family came out with her to celebrate her 60 birthday.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_SDN092517Heritage2.jpgJulie Moeller, left, of Fort Loramie, takes a drink from her blinged out class after everyone at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days sang her happy birthday Saturday, Sept. 23. Clapping after the song is her friend Bonnie Vagedes, of Fort Loramie. Moeller’s family came out with her to celebrate her 60 birthday. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

John, left, and Cindy Stucke, both of Chickasaw, dance to live music at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_SDN092517Heritage1.jpgJohn, left, and Cindy Stucke, both of Chickasaw, dance to live music at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 23. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News