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Bicentennial/Smithsonian Committee


The Bicentennial committee is a subcommittee of Events and Festivals committee. This committee is dedicated to helping celebrate Hillsboro's bicentennial.  Stay tuned for more information and a list of activities and events the community is planning to celebrate.













Watch our video premier to kick off a celebration 200 years in the making!

Mark your calendars for:

Smithsonian "Spark Places of Innovation" Exhibit - July 29 - September 2, 2023

Old Settlers 2023 - Sunday, August 6, 2023,
Wednesday, August 9 and Thursday, August 10, 2023

* If your organization, business, or group is planning a celebration or activity associated with the Bicentennial, please let us know so we can help cross-promote it on this webpage as well as help promote it on our bicentennial social media page free of charge. 

Interested in joining or helping with this subcommittee? Need a high resolution copy of the Bicentennial logo, contact us and we will send you a print ready version.
Contact us at to get started.

Hillsboro, IL Bicentennial Video
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