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The Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society is headquartered at the George R. Letourneau Home Museum & Adrien M. Richard Heritage Preserve.  Members meet at the Letourneau Home on the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. March - December.


The museum is open to the public the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month, March - December, or by appointment.




Preserving and promoting local history

MUSEUM OPEN

Sept. 18, 2016 - Stop by the Letourneau Home Museum, Sun.,  1-4 p.m. and check out our new exhibit Bourbonnais Beginnings.


 NEXT MEETING

Oct. 6, 2016- Join us for the next monthly meeting - 7 p.m. on Thurs.,  Oct. 6, at the Letourneau Home Museum.


FOUR WALKING TOURS

BGHS and the Kankakee County Historic Preservation Commission have created four historic walking routes through the village of Bourbonnais.

Download the Four Walking Tours  PDF. Routes range between 1 and 2.5 miles.



BOURBONNAIS GROVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

EVENTS

Sept. 24, 2016 - BGHS member Charles Balesi will present From the French North American Empire to the United States French Cultural Heritage at the Manteno Historical Society. See details.

Dec. 3, 2016 - Les Artisans Fair, BGHS's main fundraiser since the 1970s, is back, better than ever! Mark your calendars for the holiday show on Dec. 3, 2016. Find out more.