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May, 2014   It’s time to prepare for the 2014 Heritage Village Season which begins on June 15th.   I hope all of you are willing to give of your time and talent once again to make this a very successful … Continue reading


Hosted by Heritage Village at Big Creek $15 each item Sun. June 30 FROM 2-5 PM Please use the form to mail your check, your contact information, item description to: Door County Historical Society Attn: Dan Olson PO Box 71 … Continue reading

Sunday Folk Concert and Craft and Produce Market at the Village

History is so much more than memorizing dates or sorting out the wars between nations. At At the Heritage Village at Big Creek we often focus on history, but we are more interested in the lives of the people–how they … Continue reading

Fashions of Yesteryear

“Fashion of Yesteryear” will be the program and the Sunday in The Village program on Sunday, August 26. At 2:00 Ruth Scholz will present a trunk show, using her extensive collection of period clothing. She will talk about the fabrics, … Continue reading

History of the Washington Island Fery

Visitors often stop at Crossroads at Big Creek to ask questions about Door County. “Why is it called Door County?” and “What? No bridge to the island? so how do you get there?” These questions are answered in the book … Continue reading