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September 28, 2018 - Fleur-de-Lis Celebration Dinner at the Kankakee Country Club. Cocktails at 5 p.m. More info, including nomination form and reservations.


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.


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.


September 6, 2018join us for refreshments and historical program, followed by a brief business meeting - 7 p.m. on Thurs.,  Sept. 6, at the Letourneau Home Museum