The first weekend in May the residents of Fulton gather celebrate their Dutch heritage. The first permanent Dutch settler arrived at what was to become the City of Fulton in 1835. It has never been explained why so many Holland immigrants were attracted to this small Midwestern area; despite that they continued to arrive and by 1891, 198 families called Fulton home. In1974 the Community Christian School Auxiliary organized the first authentic Dutch Dinner.
May 4 & 5, 2018 from 10am - 4pm Cost: $2 adults and $1 children
The Early American Crafters portray pioneer living.
A free shuttle service to Heritage Canyon will be available on Saturday, May 5, from 10am to 4pm. The shuttle will run continuously from Fulton City Hall (415 11th Avenue) to Heritage Canyon. The last pick up will be at 4pm from Heritage Canyon.
Events are sponsored by de Immigrant Volunteer Millers with a grant from D.S. Flikkema Foundation, unless otherwise noted. All events are held at the Windmill Cultural Center at 111-10th Avenue in Fulton, IL.
The Windmill Cultural Center is located across the street from Fulton’s de Immigrant Dutch Windmill at the corner of 10th Avenue and 1st Street on the historic Lincoln Highway.