Past Events

Bellevue Historical Society Annual Sunflower Sale

Date:  Saturday, July 15, 2017
Where:  Golden Acorn on N. West Street, Bellevue
Time:  Starts at 10:00am to 5:00pm or until the Sunflowers are gone.

The Bellevue Historical Society is having their 7th Annual Sunflower Sale with the proceeds going to the Tremont House Restoration Project.

Golden Acorn will once again be hosting this annual event located on N. West Street, Bellevue where people can purchase beautiful sunflowers by the stem or one of the arrangements available.  Also, you are welcome to bring your own contrainer and have it filled with bright cheery sunflowers combined with various greens to brighten your day.  Premade arrangements will be designed and available for customers to pick up and take home as well.

SUNFLOWER COOKIES!  Annie Burkart will be busy baking her famous and ohhhh so delicious sunflower cookies again this year which she graciously donates the profits that will go directly to the Tremont House Project.  The cookies will be for sale also.

Be sure to take some time and stop inside the Golden Acron and look around!  It's an amazing store with a huge variety of unique gifts, kitchenware, artist greeting cards, specialty books for children and adults, artisan jewelry, pop up cards and so much more.  You can visit Golden Acorns Facebook page also.

Have your photo taken with our happy sunflower board and become your very own he or she sunshine flower!  A special thank you goes to Sandy and George Keller, Bellevue for dreaming up and building this fun piece for the sale. 




We're doing it again this year!  It's our annual Garage Sale Fund Raiser to help fund the Tremont House Restoration Project! 
Save those goodies and donate them to the society for our fundraising event on May 19 and 20th, 2017

The event will be held once again at the former Pattens Fruit Stand located on Rt 20 W Bellevue.
Old stuff, new stuff, lots of stuff, come on out and shop for super deals.

Hours are as follows:

  • Friday, May 19th         10am - 5pm
  • Saturday, May 20th     10am - 3pm

We are currently accepting donations and would appreciate your help. If you have items you would like to get out of the house, garage, home, basement, office, attic, practically anywhere, give us a call.

Please Call Jeannie Gore at 419-483-5789 for more information or if you would like to donate items

We want to thank all those that donated last year and made our garage sale a whopping success!!!


Do you have old family photos that you want to store correctly?
Great-grandmother's quilt?   Grandfather's watch?
Wedding or birth certificates of ancestors?  

The Bellevue Historical Society is partnering with the Bellevue Public Library to present a program on "Caring for Family Heirlooms" on Thursday, April 6, at 6:00 in the meeting room of the Bellevue Public Library. 
AmeriCorps volunteer Emily Albert and Annette Wells from the Maritime Museum in Sandusky will educate us on how best to store and preserve items that may need extra care so that they will be in good condition for future generations to enjoy.  

Please join us on Thursday, April 6 at 6:00 in the Bellevue Public Library's meeting room for some tips on how best to preserve your treasured family heirlooms.

No reservations necessary, just come as you are and enjoy learning the proper techniques of preserving. 
Any questions, please call Jeannie Gore at 419-483-5789.


Hope to see you there!




Elizabeth Kile Retires

After over twenty-five years on the Board of Directors of The Bellevue Historical Society, Elizabeth Kile announced that she would not be entering her name for reelection at the annual meeting in March.  Elizabeth has been a mainstay of the organization and she will be very much missed.  However, she still plans to be an active member.  She will continue to chair the committee for the Sunflower Sale in July and her shop, The Golden Acorn, on South West Street will still sell items for the Society, including Bill Oddo's books.




Last spring, the Bellevue Historical Society was informed of a rare opportunity to raise funds for the Tremont House Project.  An anonymous donor, through the Sandusky Country Communities Foundation, offered to match up to the $50,000 for the Project if it could be raised by December 31, 2015
As most of you know, the Society appealed to the community for help and the support was outstanding.  By December 31st, almost $56,000 had been raised through individual and business donations, and events sponsored by the Society.
The majority of the fund raised came from loyal members, local businesses and others interested in seeing the Tremont House restored to its original grandeur.  Ultimately, it will house the treasures which tell the store of our community's history. Among the Society's major money making events were the sunflower sale in July, A Taste of Tremont in September, The Gingerbread House Contest in December, the Long Way Home Family Restaurant Day (Bellevue) in December, the bike raffle and the sales of Bill Oddo's books. Many thanks to everyone who donated, attended our events, purchased books, or helped in any way to make this venture a success.

Event Sponsorship Forms

Get involved with this years 2018 Taste of Tremont Block Party!!!

Below you will find information about sponsorships to this great Bellevue community event !

2018 Taste of Tremont Sponsorship Letter


Sponsorship Levels and Form