Gottscheer Heritage and Genealogy Association


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Welcome to the Gottscheer Heritage and Genealogy Association (GHGA) website.

The GHGA was founded in 1992 to
preserve the culture, history, and
genealogical records of Gottscheers
and Gottschee (1330-1941).

We invite you to explore the history
and images of Gottschee, the surnames,
and the genealogical records of
Gottscheers on this site.

All persons interested in the objectives
of GHGA are welcome to join the
organization. See the membership page
for membership benefits.



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Seal of Gottschee

Seal of the City of Gottschee

The city of Gottschee was granted
city status in 1471. The seal of
the city shows Saint Bartholomew,
the patron saint of the parish church. The inscription on the old seal,
Sigilum Civitatis in Kotschew 1471,
is translated,
Seal of the City of Gottschee 1471.