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2019 Fleur-de-Lis Award recipient is Ken Ponton, a BGHS charter member who was instrumental in restoring the George R. Letourneau Home. Details.

Les Artisans Fair - The best place for quality artisan wares! From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 7, 2019 at the Kankakee County Fairgrounds. More info.


Lending Library - The museum now has books and DVDs available for checkout.

Items may be checked out during museum hours.

Walking Tour - 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.



November 7, 2019join us for refreshments and business meeting - 7 p.m. on Thurs.,  Nov. 7, 2019, at the Letourneau Home Museum

Preserving and Promoting Local History

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 1-4 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month, March - December, or by appointment.