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.

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

Press Release: (August 2018) 2019 Quilt Show Block Contest Rules and Quilt Display Entry Forms

Press Release: (March 2018) Quilt Show Seeking Nominations for Featured Quilter in 2019

Come help us Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Bond County Historical Society’s Hoiles-Davis Museum Oct. 30, 2018

20th Anniversary of Hoiles-Davis Museum

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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 also 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 celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Hoiles-Davis Museum and some of the founders! From BCHS President, Kevin Kaegy: “I will reflect back on twenty years success of our museum. I will also reflect back on some memorable times with Doug and Sue Hoiles as well as Cornelia Davis and our other supporters.”

Adult: $12.00
Tickets available at Watson’s Drug Store, Will-o’-th’-Wind, TNT RV & Generator Services & at the door.

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

Hoiles-Davis Museum

Hoiles-Davis Museum Summer Hours!

  • Saturday: 10am-noon; Sunday 2pm-4pm (May thru October)
  • First Saturday of the month: 10am-noon (November thru April)

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