Bond County Bicentennial

1817 - 2017


Our Events

Schedule of functions, tours, parties, and GENERAL FUN will be updated regularly as information becomes available.

Full Schedule

For information about Fundraising Events, please see the Calendar on the Welcome page.

Bicentennial Kick-Off History Program

Courthouse Ceremony

7:00 pm | January 5th [PAST EVENT]

Join Judge John Knight and historians Kevin Kaegy and John Coleman as they present a unique history program commemorating Bond County’s 200th anniversary in the courtroom. Also, the Bond County Board will make a special proclamation that night. Free and open to the public. 201 West Main Street, Greenville, Illinois. Use south entrance. Refreshments provided by the Benjamin Mills Chapter of the D.A.R. Live stream on our Facebook page.

Gonna Let It Rock

Main Bicentennial Celebration - Day 1

6:00 pm - Midnight | July 1st

Downtown Greenville Event: Music by Head East on the Bradford National Bank Main Stage

  View Concert Event on Facebook.

The Big Shabang

Main Bicentennial Celebration - Day 2

1:00 pm - After Fireworks | July 2nd

Downtown Greenville Events: Courthouse Tours, Parade @ 3pm, Music ( including headlining concert by Ides Of March ), Vendors, Food, Fireworks

Produced in partnership with Bond County Fourth Fest.

  View/Print Parade Registration Form (270kb PDF)

History Comes Alive

Cemetery Tours

0:00 am | date TBD - Robinson, Pocahontas

0:00 am | date TBD - Sunnyside, Sorento

0:00 am | date TBD - Mulberry Grove, Mulberry Grove

0:00 am | date TBD - McKendree Chapel, Keyesport

Experience the Early 19th Century

Living History Days, Youth Events

0:00 am - 0:00 pm | September 15th - 17th

Hill's Fort Reconstruction Site, on the grounds of AFHM south of Greenville

Bond County Bicentennial Planning Committee


  • 618-593-5325
  • P.O. Box 376
    Greenville, IL 62246