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Herald articles 2014-

2014
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BGHS Founded in 1975

Dec
Anne Raymond Richard
Early Life and Recipes




Le Journal du Village

For over 30 years (until 2013), Le Journal du Village was the primary communication method to our members. Archived printed newsletters are available. Scan the newsletter index and make a request to bbgrovehs@yahoo.com.

Herald articles

In 2014 BGHS began a monthly column in the local newspaper, The Herald. A big Thank You to the Herald staff, who publish these articles each first Thursday. We welcome submissions about Bourbonnais , French Canadian history or related topics. Send articles to bbgrovehs@yahoo.com.



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Herald articles in PDF format 2015-2018
Jan
Percheron Horses, French-Canadians Favored Breed
Martin Balthazar dit St. Martin - New France is Lost

The Story of Twin Oaks - 1


Feb
The French Gamecock & America's War for Independence
Going West with Paul & Ida Fortin - part 1
The Story of Twin Oaks - 2

Mar
Traditions Still Kept, Habits Repeated
Going West with Paul & Ida Fortin - part 2
Autobiography of Bernice Fortin

Apr
Alexis Bergeron 's Adventure
Going West with Paul & Ida Fortin - part 3
The Story of Twin Oaks - 3
Pottawatomi Apprehensive about Impending Illinois Statehood
May
Ignace Pelott, Odysseus of the Great Lakes
An Introduction to Hiram Todd
The Story of Twin Oaks - 4

Jun
An American Utopia - 1
A Story of French-Canadian Resilience
The Story of Twin Oaks -5

Jul

The Demise of Bergeron Grove
The Story of Twin Oaks - prequel

Aug


no article

Sep
Digging Up History in Maternity Cemetery

The Circle of Catholic Parishes

Oct
The College that Bourbonnais Built
Growing Up on the Cooper Pony Farm
no article

Nov
Martin Balthazar dit St. Martin - A Perilous Crossing
Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard
Hidden History: The Placide Richard House

Dec
Martin Balthazar dit St. Martin - Plains of Abraham
A Conversation with Noel LeVasseur
Let Us Give Thanks to the Preservationists