2023-2024 Programs & Events
Voices of the Past Programs
at Burlington Station - 603 N Plum St, Grand Island
Stolley House Events
at Stolley Park - 2103 W Stolley Park Rd, Grand Island
July 21, 2024 at 11 am-4 pm | Art-In-The-Park The historic home of William and Wilhelmina Stolley, who settled in Hall County in 1857, and the oldest public school house in Hall County will be open to visitors. The tour is open to the public and free of charge.
December 3 at 1-4 pm | Stolley Christmas Open House The historic Stolley House, in Stolley Park, will be decked out for the holidays and open to visitors to view free of charge. With holiday music, treats, and antique Christmas ornaments this event will truly help get you in the holiday spirit!
Other Programs and Events
October 21, 2023 at 10 am | G.A.R. Cemetery Tour
Join Sue Clement and Michelle Setlik for a special cemetery tour focusing on the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) section. The cemetery is located on the southwest corner of the Grand Island City Cemetery. Admission for this event is $10 for non-members and free for members of the Hall County Historical Society.
April 13, 2024 at 9:30 am | David Kaufmann
Celebrate Wood River's Friendship Gathering will feature Michelle Setlik, with the Hall County Historical Society, at Wood River High School. Setlik will share the history of Grand Island businessman, community leader, and philanthropist David Kaufmann and his role in helping Jewish families fleeing from the Nazi regime.
April 20, 2024 at 10 am | Cameron Cemetery Tour
Cameron Cemetery Association will host a special cemetery tour with Michelle Setlik of the Hall County Historical Society. Located on the western edge of Hall County, the 145-year-old scenic rural cemetery has a rich history that is interwoven with the Cameron township, established in 1871. **Please note: Cameron Cemetery has no public bathroom. The cemetery is located halfway between Cairo and Wood River at 16280 W Stolley Park Road. Admission for this event is $10 to benefit the Cameron Cemetery Fund.
May 31 at 5 pm / June 1 at 9 am and 3 pm | Cemetery Tour
Our popular tour of the Grand Island City Cemetery returns the first weekend in June 2024 with new stories to share about our community and the people who lived here. Admission for this event is $10 for non-members and free for members of the Hall County Historical Society.
July 4, 2024 at 10 am | German Church Service
In celebration of the arrival of the first settlers on July 4, 1857 join us for our annual German language church service at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran on the grounds of Stuhr Museum. There is no cost to attend the church service. However, if you plan to stay and participate in Stuhr Museum's Independence Day festivities, Stuhr Museum's regular admission fees will apply.