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.


June 6, 2019join us for refreshments, a short program and business meeting - 7 p.m. on Thurs.,  June 6, 2019, at the Letourneau Home Museum


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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.


Les Artisans Arts & Crafts Fair - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. July 4, 2019 at the Kankakee County Fairgrounds Expo Center. More info.

Bonne année! As we reflect on 2018, we review our accomplishments and express our thanks to our awesome members. May 2019 bring even more success to BGHS!