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Dec 10, 2016

A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 08 – 10, 2016
1st time on stage in Michigan! Watch the classic Holiday show come to life as …more
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Walking Tour

We've put together several tours to help you explore Holland! In 1847, The Reverend Albertus C. Van Raalte led a small group of Dutch immigrants to an isolated spot near the eastern shore of Lake Michigan--which is now our Holland, Michigan. 

Many of Holland's early settlers lived to see their fledgling "kolonie" devastated by a fire that swept through the community on October 8, 1871- the day after the great Chicago fire. The fire destroyed more than 300 buildings, and years of hard work.

Though most of Holland's earliest bulidings are gone, the city still boasts a number of historical structures documenting the economic prosperity that began in the 1880's and continues to this day.

Holland's buildings are a testimony to its conservative heritage- no mansions or skyscrapers, just an array of sturdy yet distinctive homes and businesses, reflecting virtually every architectural style from the late 18th and early 20th centuries. 

Come, step into the past with a walking tour of historic Holland, Michigan. You can download PDF's of the walking tour below, or email lucy@holland.org to request that they be mailed to you! Of course, you can always visit our offices in Downtown Holland to pick up a copy as well!  

Downtown fireplace
This 24 page walking tour brochure provides numerous different walks around town including distances, times and information on sights you'll see along the way. Walking Tours
Water Lily
Explore Holland's historic yet hip with this guide to our bronze sculptures and historic buildings! Download Here
Historic building
Join us on a walk through Holland's historic neighborhoods and explore Holland's more than 160 years of history. Download Here

 

Holland Convention & Visitors Bureau
78 E. 8th Street Holland  
Holland, MI   49423

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Phone: (616) 394-0000
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