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Thank you BHC Volunteers

Thank you BHC Volunteers

As our season winds down we thank our tireless volunteers for all they do!

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BHC is open by appointment

BHC is open by appointment

November 1, 2021

BHC will be open for pre-arranged tours of our buildings and exhibits.

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November 2021 Newsletter

November 2021 Newsletter

November 8, 2021

10 Year Recap, Genealogy Resources, Thanksgiving Plan

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Thanksgiving Sale Extended

Thanksgiving Sale Extended

November 24, 2021

Sale prices are extended to December 15. Shop online for great Christmas gifts!

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Latest Happenings At The Belgian Heritage Center

Great Fire Video

Great Fire Video

BHC's new video "The Great Fire of 1871 in the Belgian Settlements of Northeast Wisconsin" is available for viewing at BHC.  The video explains the causes of the fire, the impact on the Belgians, and the transformation of their communities that occurred through rebuilding. To schedule a viewing at BHC,call 920-825-7319 or email contact@belgianheritagecenter.org.

New Great Fire Books Available at BHC

New Great Fire Books Available at BHC

Two new books are now available at BHC. The Brown County Historical Society just released "The Great Fires in Wisconsin of 1871", a reprint of eye witness accounts of the fire reported by Frank Tilton in 1871 plus two modern day analyses of the fire.  "When the Night Rained Fire", a new book by Virginia Feld Johnson, covers the fire and its aftermath in Kewaunee County. Books are available by visiting BHC or the Merchandise page of this website.

School/Convent Preservation Presentation

School/Convent Preservation Presentation

The Door County Library recently featured the Belgian Heritage Center as part of their Wisconsin Preservation Month program.  We were able to share our short and long term plans for restoring the school and some of the challenges we will face.

 

You can see the video on YouTube at this link: video

Finding Your Belgian Roots

Finding Your Belgian Roots

Interested in finding your roots?  Sue Havel's genealogy presentation at the Appleton Public Library will help you start.  You can see the presentation at the link below.

 

Finding Your Belgian Roots

Contact Information

Belgian Heritage Center
1255 County DK/PO Box 173
Brussels, Wisconsin 54204
920-825-7319

Hours of Operation

Please see the events calendar for details.