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The Golden Age of Schuetzen in Green County

(German Style Offhand shooting)


September 15, 2022

The "Golden Age of Schuetzen" in the United States occurred between 1890 and 1915, due to the large migration of German speaking emigrants that made up the majority of the population of the United States at that time. Wherever they settled these emigrants established shooting clubs, which mirrored those from their homeland.

Paul Rieder will discuss what Schuetzen was like in Green County during the "Golden Age" with discussion and displays. Come and discover what a Schuetzenfest was like, the rifles, the targets, rules, prizes, and some local personalities.

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