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.

The Big Shabang

Main Bicentennial Celebration - Day 2

1:00 pm - Midnight | July 2nd

  VIEW full July 2, 2017 Event Schedule, Map, & additional information.

Downtown Greenville Events: Courthouse Tours, Parade, Vendors, Food, Fireworks, and MUSIC ( including headlining concert on the Bradford National Bank Main Stage by Ides Of March with Jim Peterik )

Produced in partnership with Bond County Fourth Fest.

History Comes Alive

Cemetery Tours

Cemetery Tours for Summer 2017 have regretfully been cancelled. The sub-committee hopes to bring some type of county cemetery tour programs to the public at a later time. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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. More Details TBA.

Bond County Bicentennial Planning Committee


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