Kewaunee County Historical Society
Events for Kewaunee County Historical Society 2016
February 4, 2017 - Barb Chisholm will speak on the "Great Fire of 1871" known to many as the Pestigo Fire. Barb is a fifth-generation American of Belgian decent whose ancestors survived the disaster. It is a story of great hardships, faith in God, miracles, and eventual triumph. Barb is the secretary of the Peninsula Belgian-American Club, and has given numerous educational presentations about the Great Fire.
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Jim Schaller and Mike Kostka
February 11, 2017 - Join Mike Kostka, Jim Schaller and Dr. Robin Nelson-Sivret for a presentation on the history of the Kewaunee Harbor and Lighthouse.
February 18, 2017 - Featured speaker will be John Mertens local historian and author who will do a presentation on the Belgians from Kewaunee County who served in the Civil War. John has already written a book on the subject and is presently working on his second book.
February 25, 2017 - Mark Teske one of our Board of Director members will have a presentation on the history of St. John Lutheran Church in Rankin, where he is a member. The church will be celebrating its 150 year anniversary this year.