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Beginning Genealogy
Wednesday, August 17
Beginning Genealogy  (BCRHM)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
307 W. Jackson Street, Battle Creek, MI. 49037
Tracing the History of a Pioneer Family: A Case Study in Genealogy.  Come and see the documents generated by Laura Ingles Wilder and her family through all their travels out west - so you may plan your research for your own family.  Seating is limited to 20.  RSVP: contact@bcrhm.org.


Veterans Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Sunday, August 21
Veterans Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  Jim Jackson will give a talk at 2:00 PM on Civil War Veterans buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, including two MOH recipients.  Come early or stay after the presentation to tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
 
Suggested donation for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.



Sunday, September 18
Annual Meeting  (STI)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Battle Creek.  Program to be announced.
Suggested donation for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.



Kimball House Open House
Sunday, October 2
Kimball House Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00. Tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
 
Suggested donation for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.


Victorian Funeral Customs
Sunday, October 16
Victorian Funeral Customs  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00. Victorian Funeral Customs.  Tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
 
Program on Victorian Funeral Customs presented by Jody Owens.
 
Suggested donation for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.



Kimball House Open House
Sunday, November 6
Kimball House Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00. Tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
 
Suggested donation for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.
 
FREE Admission for Veterans as our "Thank You" for serving and WELCOME HOME!


Volkstrauertag
Sunday, November 20
Volkstrauertag  (BC Area)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Fort Custer National Cemetery; German Section
During World War II, Fort Custer housed 4,000 German Prisoners of War.  Sixteen of these POW's were killed when a truck collided with a train in Blissfield, MI.  Ten other prisoners died of natural causes.  This annual memorial service is the only one of its kind, outside of the memorial services held at cemeteries in Germany. 


Sojourner Truth (the REAL SoJo)
Sunday, November 20
Sojourner Truth (the REAL SoJo)  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  Come early or stay after the presentation to tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
 
Suggested donation for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.



Kimball House Christmas Open House
Saturday, December 10
Kimball House Christmas Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
"Our Holiday Thank You" to the community from the Historical Society of Battle Creek.
Look for some special holiday events outside of the Kimball House this year.


Kimball House Christmas Open House
Sunday, December 11
Kimball House Christmas Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
"Our Holiday Thank You" to the community from the Historical Society of Battle Creek.
Look for some special holiday events outside of the Kimball House this year.