The Night America BurnedSaturday Oct 9 1:00pm – 4:00pm
31 W 10th Street
October 8 and 9, 2021 is the 150th anniversary of “The Night America Burned”. Five fires sprang up across the Midwest, including the Holland Fire which burned 80% of the city. On Saturday, October 9, join us at the Holland Museum for a special day of remembrance including a display of artifacts that survived the fire, a timeline of events, readings of first-hand accounts from the fire, and historical walking tours.
1:00-2:00 pm: Historical Fire Walking Tours, registration required (Max. 40 participants)-Visit hollandmuseum.org to register
2:15-2:45 pm: Readings of First-hand accounts from the fire.
3:00-4:00 pm: Historical Fire Walking Tours, registration required (Max. 40 participants)-Visit hollandmuseum.org to register
The program is included with Museum admission: $7.00/adults, $6.00/seniors, $4.00/student Walking tours: $5.00/person plus $1.94 processing fee.616-796-3324