Keep up to date on the latest Bishop Hill Heritage Association news! Check out our calendar to see what exciting events will be coming up!

New Additions to the BHHA YouTube Channel

This past spring, the Bishop Hill Heritage Association created its own YouTube Channel for historical videos that are too… Read more »

Book Signing by Jannifer Powelson

During the first weekend of Julmarknad, author Jannifer Powelson will have a book signing at the Prairie Arts Center… Read more »

November 2020 VASA Meeting

It has been announced that there will be no November meeting for Bishop Hill VASA this Friday night November… Read more »

First weekend of Julmarknad is November 27, 28, and 29.

Prepare for the holidays by attending the first weekend of Julmarknad, or Christmas Market, in Bishop Hill.  Hours are… Read more »

Colony Store Changes

Due to Illinois Tier 3 mitigations, the Colony Store will move to 25% capacity starting Friday November 20 for… Read more »

Steeple Building Museum Temporarily Closed

Due to the Illinois Tier 3 Mitigations, the Steeple Building Museum will be closed to the public starting tomorrow… Read more »

Online Store is Available for your Christmas Shopping Needs

The Bishop Hill Colony Store has its very own online shopping website.  Located at, this online general store features… Read more »

Colony Store Closed for Next 2 Days

The Bishop Hill Colony Store will be closed to the public today and tomorrow. It will reopen on Wednesday… Read more »

2020 Christmas Gift Idea

Since Christmas shopping has started already, do not forget to consider giving your history-minded friends and family members a… Read more »

Heritage COVID-19 Project Continues

Many years from now, historians will rely on newspaper accounts, government press briefings, institutional announcements and an array of… Read more »