NEWS & EVENTS

Les Artisans Arts & Craft Fair - Saturday, July 4 and Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Kankakee Fairgrounds. More info for vendors.

Fleur-de-Lis Celebration Dinner and Award ceremony - Join local history lovers on September 18, 2020 at the Kankakee Country Club. Details.

NEXT MEETING

No April meeting due to the corona virus/COVID 19 national emergency.

Preserving and Promoting Local History

Mar. 21, 2020: Due to the corona virus/COVID 19 state and national emergency, BGHS has cancelled the April 2 membership meeting and the April 5 and April 19 open houses (1-4 pm) at the Letourneau Home/Museum.  Later in April, BGHS officers and board members will reassess the situation  for May events.  Both Les Artisans Fairs and the Fleur-de-Lis Dinner are still scheduled.


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HISTORY FOR YOU

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.