Explore & Celebrate the French involvement in the history of the Kankakee River Valley—the first explorers and missionaries; the coureurs de bois and fur traders, and the pioneer settlers from France, French Canada, and Belgium.
Today, our French heritage continues to play a distinctive role in our community’s identity.
For more information call: Kankakee County Museum 815-932-5279 (Tuesday-Friday 10-4)
Hours: Saturday 1-4 pm
165 N. Indiana Ave.
Kankakee, IL 60901
National Register of Historic Places:
Listed in 1979 as the Lemuel Milk Carriage House