Destination of the Day: Center for Belgian Culture

Belgian Waffles!

Belgian Waffles!

Moline, Illinois has a large population of Americans with Belgian ancestry. The Center for Belgian Culture/the Belgian Museum of the Quad Cities has taken on the task of preserving the region’s Belgian heritage. Visit the museum on a normal day and you’ll see displays about homing pigeons, Belgian lace, and a game called Rolle Bolle, which is all well and good, but come on the first Saturday morning of the month and you can see all those things plus eat real Belgian waffles!

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By |2016-10-21T15:28:31+00:00July 8th, 2013|Destination of the Day|1 Comment

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Dean Klinkenberg, the Mississippi Valley Traveler, is on a mission to explore the rich history, diverse cultures, and varied ecosystems of the Mississippi River Valley, from the Headwaters in northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. He is the author of Rock Island Lines, a mystery, and several guidebooks for the Mississippi Valley.

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  1. Cleo Vermeulen August 4, 2018 at 5:20 am

    Nice to see waffles, real Belgian style. Remember, of course, there is more to our Belgian ancestry than waffles. We have fought wars and fought for our independence, as much as our American family has.

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