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.


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.

Copyright © BOURBONNAIS GROVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. All rights reserved.


December. 17, 2017 - Enjoy house tours and holiday refreshments 1-4 p.m. in the beautifully decorated  Letourneau Home Museum


December 8, 2017 - Join us for the next monthly meeting, in our new meeting format: refreshments and historical program, followed by a brief business meeting - 7 p.m. on Thurs.,  Dec. 8, at the Letourneau Home Museum