Bond County Historical Society

Preserving the history of Bond County, Illinois and its communities

Townships:  Shoal Creek - LaGrange - Mulberry Grove - Old Ripley - Central - Pleasant Mound - Burgess - Mills - Tamalco.          Communities:  Ayers - Beaver Creek - Donnellson - Dudleyville - Durley - Elm Point - Greenville - Hamburg - Hookdale - Keyesport - Millersburg - Mulberry Grove - Newport - Old Ripley - Panama - Pierron - Pocahontas - Reno - Smithboro - Sorento - Stubblefield - Tamalco - Wisetown - Woburn.

The Underground Railroad in Bond County

Bond County Historical Society Annual Dinner Meeting, featuring Program and Election of Officers - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 6:00 pm at the Bradford Community Room in Greenville, Illinois.
The 2016 program, entitled "The Underground Railroad in Bond County", will be presented by local historian, Kevin Kaegy, discussing the myths and truth of this historic period in our history.

Adult: $12.00
Italian Meal catered by Joe's Pizza & Pasta
Tickets available at Watson's Drug Store, Will o' th' Wind, TNT RV & Generators, & at the door.

Bond County, Illinois, USA

Bond County current shape

Hoiles-Davis Museum in Greenville, Illinois   -   Home of the Bond County Historical Society

Hoiles-Davis Museum

Hoiles-Davis Museum to keep Open Hours Year Round!

  • Saturday: 10am-noon; Sunday 2pm-4pm (May thru October)
  • First Saturday of the month: 10am-noon (November thru April)

Plus special occasions to be announced. Groups welcome. The museum will open for special tours, please call or email to arrange. Admission by donation. Click Here to visit museum info page.


Now you can enjoy reading the Bond County Genealogical Society e-Newsletter, published jointly with Bond County Historical Society since 2014!


Kevin Kaegy

John Goldsmith

Jane Hopkins

John S. Coleman

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Past Posters Collage - Each October, BCHS hosts our Annual Dinner Meeting Plus Program & Elections

Past Annual Meetings Poster Collage