Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the founding of the Volga German colonies – to be held in Billings, Montana, on April 8.
The venue for the celebration is Pilgrim Congregational Church, 409 South 36th Street in
Billings. Originally called First German Congregational Church, Pilgrim was founded by Volga
Germans arriving in the area to work in the sugar beet industry. Its first building was dedicated
on 11 September 1910. The present facility was constructed in 1936
Brent Mai, Ed.D.
Dean of Libraries & University Librarian
Diector, Volga German Institute
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, Connecticut 06824
Press Release for Volga German Conference in Billings