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Durham-Perry Farmstead

459 N. Kennedy Dr | Bourbonnais, IL 60914 | 815-933-9905

 The Durham-Perry Farmstead was one of the first pioneer settlements in the Kankakee River Valley. The farmstead was established in the 1830s by Thomas Durham( 1784-1854) making Durham the first non-Native American settler of the property.

The State of Illinois and the National Park Service of the United States Department of Interior announced the listing of the Durham-Perry Farmstead in the National Register of Historical Places on March 31, 2006.

It became the third Kankakee County Historic Landmark on February 13, 2013.
http://www.btpd.org/park_history_4_2934382977.pdf