.....Events at LGHS

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)

2017 Antique Tractor and Engine Show

and Arts and Crafts Show

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

The Ruckert Spirit

by (Nancy Ruckert Kurtz)

The Weborg Spirit

by (Cheryl Rohde Culver)

The Eliason Spirit

by (Phil Hansotia)

The Landin Spirit

by (Lori Landin Knoespel)

The Newman Spirit

by (Kaye Rogers Ketterling)

Antique Tractor Show and Arts and Crafts Show 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

2016 Tractor Show

Liberty Grove Suffragists

Presented on August 17, 2015 at the Membership meeting

The Cherry Picking Days in Door County

Presented as the program at the Membership Meeting in July

Volunteer Picnics

These picnics are held each year in August to thank the many volunteers who donate their time

Olde Ellison Bay Days

This celebration was held for a number of years , but wass discontinued when the sponsor deceiced it could no longer be supported.

Antique Tractor Show / Art and Craft Show 2015

event has been very popular with residents of Door County.

Video of events at the 2015 show

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 Show / Antique Tractor and Engine Show 2014

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

We saw you at the

Volunteer Picnic, August 6, 2013