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.

We’re Open in 2021

We can hardly wait to welcome you back to our society’s new home, the Bond County Museum, for the 2021 Season. Come visit us this summer for a self-guided tour June, July, & August - Saturdays 10am-noon and Sundays 2pm-4pm. Enjoy homemade Pie and Ice Cream June 24th when the Greenville Municipal Band performs at 7pm on our grounds. Plus, enter our “Hidden In Plain Sight” Turrets Identification Contest! Watch our Facebook Page and local media for more information on special events!

victorian mansion in background, museum sign in foreground, text overly with address and hours of museum

Financial Gifts Sought to Support New Bond County Museum

Help BCHS open the new Bond County Museum with your financial gift

Bond County Historical Society needs your help to raise funds to complete Phase 2 necessary renovations and improvements to the historic U.S. DeMoulin Mansion, opening to the public May 15, 2021 as Bond County Museum!. Please consider a donation to help us reach our goal! As BCHS is recognized as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, your contribution may be tax deductible.

Press Release: (October 2018) Historic Greenville Home Donated to Bond County Historical Society

Bond County, Illinois, USA

Bond County current shape

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

Bond County Museum in three story turreted victorian mansion

Bond County Museum Hours!

  • Re-Opening Saturday May 15, 2021: 10am - 2pm (special extended hours)
  • Saturdays: 10am-noon (May—October)
  • Sundays: 2pm-4pm (June—August)

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 semi-annual Bond County Genealogical Society e-Newsletter, published jointly with Bond County Historical Society since 2014!


Kevin Kaegy

Jim Schutte

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