BOURBONNAIS GROVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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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.



2014
2015
2016
2017
Herald articles in PDF format
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
May

Ignace Pelott, Odysseus of the Great Lakes
An Introduction to Hiram Todd

Jun

An American Utopia - 1
A Story of French-Canadian Resilience

Jul


The Demise of Bergeron Grove

Aug




Sep

Digging Up History in Maternity Cemetery


Oct

The College that Bourbonnais Built
Growing Up on the Cooper Pony Farm

Nov
BGHS Founded in 1975
Martin Balthazar dit St. Martin - A Perilous Crossing
Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard

Dec
Anne Raymond Richard Early Life and Recipes
Martin Balthazar dit St. Martin - Plains of Abraham
A Conversation with Noel LeVasseur