As a Christmas gift, consider giving your history-minded friends and family members a BHHA membership.  By becoming a member, they will become part of the effort to preserve this 1846 historic village.  Also, as a Bishop Hill Heritage Association member, they would enjoy:

  • Free subscription to the “Newsbulletin” published twice yearly.
  • Opportunity to become a museum interpreter, guide, or renovator.
  • With a $35.00 or more membership, will  receive a 10% discount on all purchases at the Colony Store, including online purchases.
  • With a $50 or more membership, will receive a 10% discount at the Colony Store, a discount for workshops, and an ornament featuring a Bishop Hill Colony Building.

To purchase a membership today, go to the Contribute section of our website and click on Membership.  For more details, call 309 927-3899 or email