Zeeland Historical Society 


Dekker Huis and Zeeland Museum

The Dekker Huis was built in 1876 by Dirk Dekker, one of Zeeland's prominent early residents and businessmen. The house was restored to its original style in 1979.


For more information about our museum, click here.

New Groningen Schoolhouse

The New Groningen Schoolhouse dates back to 1881 when it served as a rural school for children in the Zeeland/Holland area. Grand Opening - December 15, 2011.


For more information about our schoolhouse, click here.

               A N N O U N C E M E N T S

  • Check out our display at the Howard Miller Library
  • Effective January 1, 2016: Due to rising costs of maintaining the properties of the Zeeland Historical Society, we regretfully must raise membership dues for SINGLES and FAMILIES. Click here for details.

Research Room - check it out !

Big Sale ~ Museum

What: Overstock Sale


When: Saturday, Nov. 14

            Wednesday, Nov. 18

            Saturday, Nov. 21

            Saturday, Nov. 28

            10:00 am to 2:00 pm


Where: Zeeland Historical Museum 37 East Main Avenue, Zeeland, MI


Books: Religion, Business, Tools & Auto, Holland, Zeeland history, Michigan History, Dutch in America, Biographies, Children's, Classics and more


Vintage Cigar Boxes


Ottawa & Kent Co. Atlases

- late 1800 to early 1900 editions

Website moved on November 4, 2014

Last update: November 2015