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Hermann Farm is Missouri's premier destination that connects, engages, and educates people of all ages to Midwestern rural traditions through living history interpretation, tours, and seasonal celebrations.



The Germans who settled in Hermann brought with them a tradition of target shooting, but it was not till 1872 that they organized a society under the name Hermann Scharf-Schuetzen Verein (Hermann Sharpshooter Society). They held festivals, usually in September, listing the winners of various categories in the local paper.  

 The Sharpshooter Society was active in the 1930’s.  Our Hermann Farm Schuetzenhalle complete with a display of early firearms and hand painted award targets collected in Germany, is a favorite stop for visitors.