William Jennings Bryan is 2022 topic at Annual Dinner Meeting
Monday, October 24, 2022
6:00 pm at the Bradford Community Building (100 block N First St) in Greenville, Illinois.
Pasta and salad dinner catered by Joe’s Pizza & Pasta. Bond County Historical and Genealogical Society members, history buffs, and the public are encouraged to attend. The program will begin at 7pm (Students attending for a class may arrive in time for the program only and there will be no entry charge.). We will be hearing from historian and retired educator Frank Brinkerhoff on Salem, Illinois’ Favorite Son, three-time presidential candidate, and U.S. Secretary of State, William Jennings Bryan. Mr. Brinkerhoff currently serves on the City of Salem Historical Commission which operates the William Jennings Bryan Birthplace Home and Museum and the Salem Area Historical Museum. We’ll also install society officers for the 2022-2023 term.
Adult: $15.00 - Tickets at the door. Benefiting Bond County Historical Society’s rebuilding of chimneys on the DeMoulin Mansion, home of Bond County Museum.
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2022 Upcoming Events
Bond County Historical Society is planning a full year of Activities, Speakers, Tours, and Events! View the current schedule and check back often for more dates & more details. [Last Updated September 13, 2022]
We’re Open in 2022
Welcome back to our society’s new home, the Bond County Museum, for the 2022-2023 Season. Come visit us for a self-guided tour - Saturdays 10am-noon (& Sundays 2-4pm June, July, August only). Plus, enter our “Hidden In Plain Sight” Turrets Identification Contest! 1 of 3 Prizes Remains! Watch our Facebook Page and local media for more information on special events!
Financial Gifts Sought to Support New Bond County Museum
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, which opened 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.
Bond County Museum in Greenville, Illinois - Home of the Bond County Historical Society
Bond County Museum Hours!
- Greenville Museum Day 1st Saturday of May: special extended hours and exhibits/presentors
- Saturdays: 10am-noon (January—December)
- 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. Check dates the museum facility is Currently Reserved. Admission by donation. Click Here to visit museum info page.
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John S. Coleman
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