“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bourbonnais, Illinois

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Kankakee is the county seat for Kankakee County
Bourbonnais is in Kankakee County
      Kankakee County (16)  
      Ford County (2)  
      Grundy County (3)  
      Iroquois County (7)  
      Livingston County (47)  
      Will County (119)  
      Lake County, Indiana (37)  
      Newton County, Indiana (2)  
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1Illinois (Kankakee County), Bourbonnais — Jardin aux Potages
Many of the nineteenth-century French-Canadian settlers of Bourbonnais Grove planted the Jardin aux Potages (literaly translated from French to English as “Garden of the Kitchen”). Altough local history does not indicate the exact . . . Map (db m105653) HM
2Illinois (Kankakee County), Bourbonnais — A Night of Tragedy and HeroismMonday, March 15, 1999
[left panel] Darkness engulfed the frozen landscape of the northern edge of Bourbonnais on the evening of Monday, March 15, 1999, when the Amtrak train, the City of New Orleans, heading south from Chicago, collided at the McKnight . . . Map (db m177502) HM
3Illinois (Kankakee County), Bourbonnais — Bourbonnais Grove
Bourbonnais Grove’s first families came from Quebec’s Upper St. Lawrence Valley in the 1830s and ’40s to settle what would become the largest 19th century French-Canadian agrarian village in Illinois. Some immigrants moved on to found St. Anne, St. . . . Map (db m105623) HM
4Illinois (Kankakee County), Bourbonnais — Dedicated to the MemoryGurdon Saltonstall Hubbard, Noel Le Vasseur, Francois Bourbonnais — Father de Pontavisse —
Dedicated to the memory of Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard, Noel Le Vasseur, Francois Bourbonnais—early pioneers in the employ of The American Fur Company who had a post near this site. Father de Pontavisse, first priest and religious . . . Map (db m105636) HM
5Illinois (Kankakee County), Bourbonnais — Durham-Perry Farmstead
Durham-Perry Farmstead is located on the Perry Farm. It is maintained and operated as an historic site by the Bourbonnais Township Park District. This plan shows the farmstead as it is today. The drawing is not the scale. The farmstead occupies . . . Map (db m58104) HM
6Illinois (Kankakee County), Bourbonnais — Noël Le Vasseur1799-1879
Father of Bourbonnais Voyageur, Fur Trader and First Permanent Settler of Bourbonnais GroveNoël Le Vasseur and his wife Watch-e-kee arrived here in 1832. He bought large tracts of land from the Potawatomi Indians and encouraged hundreds of . . . Map (db m177500) HM
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7Illinois (Kankakee County), Bourbonnais — Rockville Illinois
In 1835 near this site Rockville Village and Rockville Post Office were established.Map (db m33667) HM
8Illinois (Kankakee County), Bourbonnais — The Durham-Perry Family Legacy
Thomas Durham bought 160 acres on this site in 1835 from Gurdon S. Hubbard. Known as the Jonveau Reserve, the land lay in an area called Bourbonnais Grove. Durham opened 20 acres for cultivation. In January 1836, parts of Cook and Iroquois Counties . . . Map (db m105729) HM
9Illinois (Kankakee County), Bourbonnais — The Durham-Perry Farmstead Home
Thomas Durham, a Quaker, was born on October 1, 1784, in Brunswick, Virginia, to “a large and influential family” of English origin. They had settled in Virginia in the later part of the 17th or early part of the 18th century. . . . Map (db m105800) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022