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Michigan's First Chiropractor in Battle Creek
Saturday, September 21
Michigan's First Chiropractor in Battle Creek  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
Speaker: Jeromy Myers, D.C.


History of Battle Creek Fire Dept.
Sunday, September 22
History of Battle Creek Fire Dept.  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  A talk by Tom Cummins at 2:00 PM on the history of the Battle Creek Fire Dept. 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.
Admission for non-members is $5.00



History of Music in the Home
Sunday, October 13
History of Music in the Home  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  KCC Students will give a talk at 2:00 PM on the history of music in the home. 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.
Admission for non-members is $5.00


Cemeteries & Markers
Saturday, October 19
Cemeteries & Markers  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
Speaker: Emily Powell


Dinner at Barista Blues Cafe
Saturday, October 19
Dinner at Barista Blues Cafe  (HSBC)
6:00 pm
91 W. Michigan Ave., Battle Creek, MI
A fund raiser for your Historical Society.  $25 per person, hosted and served by your Historical Society Board.  Come and enjoy a salad with house dressing, spaghetti & meatballs, bread & butter, dessert and non-alcoholic beverage.  You may bring your own wine for this event.  Tickets available at Barista Blues Cafe and the B.C. Visitor's Bureau.


Death Customs in the Victorian Era
Sunday, October 27
Death Customs in the Victorian Era  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  Jody Owens will give a talk at 2:00 PM on Death Customs in the Victorian Era. 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.
Admission for non-members is $5.00



Veterans Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Sunday, November 10
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 Veterans buried in Oak Hill Cemetery. Soldiers from every war from the Revolution to the Gulf War, 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.
Admission for non-members is $5.00


History of the BC Central Band Follies
Saturday, November 16
History of the BC Central Band Follies  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
Speaker: Tim Elliott


Volkstrauertag
Sunday, November 17
Volkstrauertag  (BC Area)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fort Custer National Cemetery, Section B
During  WWII 4,000 German prisoners of war were housed at Camp Custer in Battle Creek.  While at the fort, 26 POWs were killed in an accident.  Since 1953, these soldiers have been honored on Germany's Day of National Mourning (Volksrauertag) by American and German veterans.  For more information, please contact Randy O'Neil at 269-303-9994.


Sojourner Truth (the REAL SoJo)
Sunday, November 24
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.  Donna Rickman will give a talk at 2:00 PM on Sojourner Truth. 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.
Admission for non-members is $5.00



Kimball House Christmas Open House
Sunday, December 8
Kimball House Christmas Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
This Victorian era home, in the Queen Anne style in period furnishings to reflect the upper-middle class lifestye from 1886 to the beginning of the first World War.  Rooms also display artifacts relating to Sojourner Truth, the Battle Creek Sanitarium and the Kellogg company.  Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
FREE - "Our Holiday Thank You" to the community from the Historical Society of Battle Creek.


Kimball House Christmas Open House
Sunday, December 15
Kimball House Christmas Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
This Victorian era home, in the Queen Anne style in period furnishings to reflect the upper-middle class lifestye from 1886 to the beginning of the first World War.  Rooms also display artifacts relating to Sojourner Truth, the Battle Creek Sanitarium and the Kellogg company.  Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
FREE - "Our Holiday Thank You" to the community from the Historical Society of Battle Creek.


Doll Fairs - BC Charity Fundraisers
Saturday, December 21
Doll Fairs - BC Charity Fundraisers  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
Speaker: Linda Holderbaum



Harmonia and the Bottoms
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Harmonia and the Bottoms  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Nick Buckley



African-American Presence in Albion, 1850-1970
Saturday, February 15, 2020
African-American Presence in Albion, 1850-1970  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Robert E. Wall



Athens Community Theater: George Did It!
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Athens Community Theater: George Did It!  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Brad Kenyon



Philanthropy in Battle Creek, The Demaso Sisters
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Philanthropy in Battle Creek, The Demaso Sisters  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Katherine Roberts



Erastus Hussey (program dedicated to Michael Martich)
Saturday, May 16, 2020 through Saturday, May 16, 2020
Erastus Hussey (program dedicated to Michael Martich)  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Jim Jackson



Battle Creek Fire Department
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Battle Creek Fire Department  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Tom Cummins



World War II Battleships
Saturday, July 18, 2020
World War II Battleships  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Charles Bradley



National Register of Historic Places, the Milton, formerly the Heritage Tower
Saturday, August 15, 2020
National Register of Historic Places, the Milton, formerly the Heritage Tower  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Jill Anderson



Memories of Hamblin Project, Restoring Stories from the Bottoms
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Memories of Hamblin Project, Restoring Stories from the Bottoms  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Kim Holley