BHC is open Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 to 3:00 through October.

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July 2024 Newsletter

July 2024 Newsletter

Kermiss Crisis of 1896, Raffles, Giants, Bookmobile, Julius Bellin

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Belgian Night at Northern Sky Theater

Belgian Night at Northern Sky Theater

July 25, 2024

BHC storytellers and displays will be at Belgians in Heaven and Hell's Belgians

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2024 BHC Kermiss

2024 BHC Kermiss

August 18, 2024

Don't miss this year's Kermiss!

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Hunter's Raffle Tickets on sale now!

Hunter's Raffle Tickets on sale now!

October 11, 2024

Hunter's Raffle Drawing on Facebook Live - get tickets while limited supplies last

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What to Know When Visting BHC

What to Know When Visting BHC

Please see the PDF below for BHC visitor policies.

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2024 Story/Photo Contest

2024 Story/Photo Contest

Share your story of your Belgian ancestors through photos, letters, postcards and other historical documents.  Each quarter, BHC will focus on a different topic. Contest entries should tell a story about Belgian ancestors along with a historical document.  Each quarterly winner will receive a $50 BHC gift certificate.  There will be different topic for each quarter, but enter any time for any topic:

     Quarter 1 Traditions - Winner Lisa Colombo

     Quarter 2 (due Jun 30) - Characters

     Quarter 3 (due Sep 30) - Homesteads

     Quarter 4 (due Dec 31) - Open/Historical Accounts

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Visits By Appointment

Visits By Appointment

We gladly accept appointments to visit BHC outside of our regular hours. To schedule a visit, email contact@belgianheritagecenter.org with the date and approximate time requested. As these visits require extra volunteer time and travel, a donation of $10 per person with a minimum of $20 per visit is appreciated.  Please contact us at least one week ahead of your planned visit.

Second Quarter Contest Entries

Second Quarter Contest Entries

The contest topic this for the second quarter was "Characters" - stories about the interesting people in our Belgian communities.  The winner of a $50 BHC gift certificate is Pam Alberts for her memories of Dr. Kerscher, long time doctor to the Belgians.  Congratulations, Pam!

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