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"Come Home to Bechyn!"

Czech Heritage Festival


Sponsored by St. Mary's Preservation Association of Bechyn

2020 Summer



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WANTED:  Your Family History and Photos!


We are often asked if we are planning on publishing

a supplement to our wonderful Church of St. Mary

history book.  The answer depends on all of you! As

we know, a history book is truly never complete.

We would absolutely love to have more family

histories, photos and wedding photos and make a

supplement a reality! If you missed telling your
family's story in a prior St. Mary's history, we would
love to include it in a future publication.


We thank all of you who shared your Bechyn/St. Mary's family histories, photographs, and wedding photos of family members with us for our history book. Your stories are what made it a wonderful success! 


All proceeds from the sale of our publications are used for the preservation of St. Mary's Church building and grounds. Our preservation project is a team effort that has continued through many generations and from coast to coast.  Let's keep the history alive for future generations!


Feel free to e-mail us on our contact page with your photos, family histories and additions to St. Mary's history.


St. Mary's Preservation Association of Bechyn

a 501c3 non-profit corporation









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"You will use in the old, what you have learned young" ...Czech Proverb