As a 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 recieve a 10% discount on all purchases at the Colony Store.  With a $50 or more membership, will receive a 10% discount at the Colony Store but will also receive two coupons for additional discounts at the Colony Store.  If you have questions, please call 309 927-3899 or email To purchase a membership today, go to the Contribute section of our website and click on Membership.