Discover Southern Door’s Roadside Chapels

The Door County Historical Society is hosting a luncheon program March 25 that explores the roadside chapels of Southern Door. 

Barbara Chisholm.

Barbara Chisholm – a fifth-generation Belgian who grew up in the “suburbs” of Brussels and graduated from Southern Door High School in 1964 – will discuss the Belgian immigrants who settled in southern Door County and the culture and customs they brought with them.

The interior of a Southern Door roadside chapel. Peninsula Pulse file photo.

The luncheon program, held at Schmitz Insurance, 7153 Hwy 42/57 in Sturgeon Bay, is $30 for the general public and $25 for Door County Historical Society members. Lunch, catered by Renard’s, will be served at 12 pm, with Chisholm’s program to follow.

Register by the March 17 deadline at or by calling 920.421.2332.