Welcome to **A Farm to Table Feast: A fundraiser for the Zeeland Historical Society**!


Join us on Friday, August 29 at 6:00 p.m. at the charming New Groningen Schoolhouse. Enjoy a unique dining experience while supporting the preservation of Zeeland's rich history. Don't miss out on this opportunity to savor farm-fresh flavors and contribute to a good cause.


KJ Catering, West Michigan's Premier Caterer, will be providing a 3-course, family-style meal featuring regionally sourced food. Indulge in a delicious meal prepared with fresh ingredients sourced directly from local farms.


Local Wine and Beer will be available with one drink included with one ticket and the rest available by cash bar.


After dinner, Karen Dunham will be leading us in traditional contra dances! Don't worry if you don't know how-She will teach everyone there the dances.


This evening will include a unique exhibit on the history of farming in Zeeland with items not on display in the Cultivating West Michigan Exhibit.


A silent auction gives you the opportunity to further support the Zeeland Historical Society.


Become a Program Sponsor!

Individuals and Businesses can now directly underwrite programs for the Zeeland Historical Society for $250.

Volunteer as a Greeter/Docent

The Dekker Huis Museum is completely operated by volunteer greeters! Greeters provide a welcoming face to the museum during open hours. 


  • Shifts are 4 hours on weekdays and 3 hours on Saturdays. 
  • Trained to answer basic questions about the museum and it's exhibits. 
  • Are the face of the museum!

Do you want to learn more about this rewarding volunteer opportunity? Contact the museum for more information.

The Online Catalog

We have been working hard to make our collections available to you. The launch of the Online Collections is an important milestone in becoming a community resource. You can browse by Keyword, Archives, Objects, Photos, Exhibits, and People. You can even look at a random entry to browse the collection! Please take some time to check out this amazing resource. 


The Online Collections are available at: https://zeelandhistory.catalogaccess.com/home

Our Historic Properties:

Dekker Huis Museum

37 East Main Ave, Zeeland, MI

1881 New Groningen Schoolhouse

10537 Paw Paw Dr, Zeeland, MI 

MAILING ADDRESS: Zeeland Historical Society | PO Box 165 | Zeeland, MI 49464 

EMAIL: info@zeelandhistory.org

PHONE:  (616) 772-4079