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2018 Antique Tractor and Engine Show;  2018 Arts and Crafts Show

Fish Boil 2018 

The 17th LGHS Fish Boil was a huge success!

We appreciate the community’s support.

Thank you to our dedicated volunteers and our business supporters:

Dan Peterson and Wendy Smith

The Viking Grill staff

Boil Masters Kurt Knudson and Neil Teskie

Charlie Hendrickson Fisheries

Dave’s Tree Services

Fireside Restaurant

Pat Keenan Graphic Design

Main Street Market

Pelletier’s Restaurant

Piggly Wriggly

Dennis Voight

New Projects
The Picker's Shack
The Granary
The Pine Cottage

Picker's Shack

 LGHS Collections Inventory Project has
begun at the Picker's Shack located on the
grounds. Volunteers Nancy Kurtz, Karen Board Moran,
and Carolyn and Don Payne begin cleanup and inventory procedure.
(To help with inventory work contact Karen at 520-730-0436)

YouTube Video

Video of inside of picker's shack

2017 Antique Tractor and Engine Show 
and Arts and Crafts Fair


Another great year, our fifteenth, and it couldn't happen without your help

Our Thanks


The Liberty Grove Historical Society appreciates the support of the local businesses that made the 2017 Super Raffle and Bucket Drawing a huge success at the Arts & Crafts Tractor Show:

Bay View Resort & Harbor, Bea’s Ho-Made Products, Brew Coffee House, Stefanie Burke, Clay Bay Pottery, The Clearing, Colleen’s Heritage Bakery, Cousin’s Walk Gifts, Dave’s Tree Service, Door County Bakery,  Door County Maritime Museum,  Ecology Sports, Ellison Bay Pottery,  Fireside Restaurant, Gills Rock Stoneware,  Bonnie Hawkins, Hedgehog Gifts, Island Clipper and Viking Train, Island Orchard Cider, Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant, Michelle Kemp, Kick Ash Coffee and Door County Love Granola, Lampert Lumber, Lynne’s Pottery, Mink River Basin, Nicolet National Bank,  Parkside Inn, Peninsula Music Festival, Pioneer Store, Rowleys Bay Resort Buffet, Sail Door County, Dorothy Schappel, Seaquist Orchards Farm Market, Shoreline Resort, Shoreline Restaurant, “The Shoreline” Scenic Cruise, Silly Goose-Liberty Grove Market, Silver Birch Gifts, Simply Scandinavian Gifts, Top O’ Thumb Gift Shop, Uncle Tom’s Candy, Viking Grill Restaurant and Wickman House.

Thank you to our community supporters:

ABS Business Service-Action Electric-Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant & Butik-Andi &Myron Beard-Carlson Erickson Builders-Dave’s Tree Service-Ellison Bay Service-Norma & Wally Hammerberg-Hedgehog Gifts-Husby’s Food & Spirits-Innovative Printing-JF Construction-Kellstrom-Ray Agency Real Estate-Kiehnau’s LCC-Main Street Market-Mink River Basin-Nicolet National Bank-Parkside Inn-Jon Reddin Photography-Curtis Rice-Silly Goose General Store-Simply Scandinavian Gifts-Sister Bay Automotive-Russell Smith-Starr Realty-State Farm –Tea Thyme-Wickman House-Woodrow Measures

We could not have had a successful 15th Show without our dedicated volunteers:

Linda Anderson-Tony Anheuser-Stefanie & Todd Burke-Naomi & Fred Burgbacher-Vonnie & Dave Callsen-Joyce Charney-Cheryl Culver-Pat Dittmer-Barb Dziekan-Marcy Farber-Sheila & Walt Hannenberg-Bonnie Hanson-Phil Hansotia-Bonnie & Jack Hawkins-Darlene Heath-Michael Hildebrandt- Nancy Johnson & granddaughters Ella & Sadie-Michelle Kemp-Kaye Rogers Ketterling-Shirley Klatt-Lori Landin Knoespel-Ruth & Lon Kopitzke-Nancy & Gary Kurtz-Bill Marshall-Karen & Nick Moran & family Laura, Wes, Jared & Jocelyn-Faith & Bob Murray-Carrie & Kevin Oram-Diane & Don Overby- Carolyn & Don Payne-Dan Peterson-Don & Sue Provo-Marie Racozy-Mary & Jon Reddin-Kathy Springer-Ruth Telfer-Pauli Wanderer-Dave & Liz Westen-Linda Wilkinson

  2017 Spirit Walk
June 24, 2017
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
(videos courtesy of Donald Payne)

The Johnson Spirit
by Karen Board Moran

Johnson Hanson

The Ruckert Spirit
by (Nancy Ruckert Kurtz)


The Weborg Spirit
by (Cheryl Rohde Culver)


The Eliason Spirit
by (Phil Hansotia)

YouTube Video

 The Landin Spirit
by (Lori Landin Knoespel)

YouTube Video

The Newman Spirit
by (Kaye Rogers Ketterling)

YouTube Video

Antique Tractor Show and Arts and Crafts Fair 2016



First Place:  Leist Brothers - Hit and Miss Engine display
Second Place:  Steve Kalms -  Cherry Shaker
Third Place:  Nathan Simonar -  Small straw press

People's Choice Tractor Division

First Place:  Dennis Piatek -  Best in Show
Second Place:  Nathan Simonar -  Small Case 1930 era tractor
Third Place:  David Niedzwiezk - Allis Chalmers tractor

Rarest of 40 Allis Chalmers tractors

The Rice Family


Trophies sponsored (two years running)  Steve and Verlin Kiehneau's Service, LLC  Bailey's Harbor, WI

Co Chairs for 2016 were Kurt Rice and Russ Smith

Volunteer work crew:   Kiwanis of Northern Door



                                                            Liberty Grove Suffragists
Presented on August 17, 2015 at the Membership meeting

Suffragists of Liberty Grove, WI

The Cherry Picking Days in Door County
Presented as the program at the Membership Meeting in July

Volunteer Picnic 2015


Olde Ellison Bay Days 2015


Antique Tractor Show  / Art and Craft Faire 2015





Video of events at the 2015 show    

YouTube Video

2015 Fish Boil at the Viking Restaurant 




Olde Ellison Bay Days 2014        Parade Entry  "Our Foremothers" 

Historical Society members dressed in period costume representing the women who helped build and nurture the growth of Liberty Grove.   Awarded "Most Inspirational" entry in the parade.

We saw you at the     

                                       Art and Craft/ Antique Tractor Show 2014


Art and Craft/ Antique Tractor Show   July 27, 28  2013

We saw you at the                    Volunteer Picnic,  August 6, 2013