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June 2022 Newsletter

June 2022 Newsletter

Booyah lunch/video premiere, Our Belgian Forefathers, Golden Heart, Belgian Days and more

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Kathleen Ernst Presentation

Kathleen Ernst Presentation

July 9, 2022

Kathleen Ernst, best-selling author of The Lacemaker’s Secret, returns to BHC.

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St Martin Cemetery Walk - Tonet

St Martin Cemetery Walk - Tonet

July 23, 2022

Gary VandenHouten will lead an informal walk through the cemetery

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Peninsula Belgian-American Club Speaker Series

Peninsula Belgian-American Club Speaker Series

August 18, 2022

ORPHAN TRAIN presented by Don Youniss at BHC

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Latest Happenings At The Belgian Heritage Center

BHC on Let's Go Door County

BHC on Let's Go Door County

Thanks to Kinnard Heating and Cooling, BHC was recently featured on Let's Go Door County.  Check out this video for a preview of what you will find when you visit! Let's Go link

Belgian Forefathers Feature

Belgian Forefathers Feature

Our June website and newsletter features will honor our Belgian Forefathers. If you would like to include a Belgian ancestor, email contact@belgianheritagecenter.org.  For ideas, see our previous feature, Our Belgian Foremothers - just go the the Feature tab and scroll down to Featured Family.

BHC on YouTube

BHC on YouTube

Every two weeks, a new video is available at BHC's YouTube channel.  Our most recent additions include information about Belgian roadside chapels and a surprising discovery about what happens when women aren't allowed to drink in the taverns.  Be sure to subscribe to our channel - more videos will be released soon!

BHC on YouTube

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.

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.