A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words!
With your help, we'd like to build the world's best collection of Bonaparte area photos illustrating the community's rich past as well as a collection that illustrates the community today. Photo Contributions from site visitors are welcomed and very much encouraged.
Self Guided Historic Tour of Bonaparte
Bonaparte has many historic structures that are indicative of its rich history. We invite you to take this self-guided tour which features nearly three dozen structures several of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Penny Postcard Gallery
This gallery consists mainly of "Penny Postcards" but also other historic photos. These postcards originally cost 1¢ to mail. Postage was temporarily raised to 2¢ from 1917 to 1919 to cover the cost of World War I & from 1925 to 1928. All of the cards shown on this site are in the hands of private collectors. They are shown for your enjoyment.
Today in Bonaparte Gallery
The "Today in Bonaparte" Gallery contains photos typical of what is happening in Bonaparte today. Photos that remind ourselves of the area's rich resources and what makes Bonaparte and the Villages of Van Buren county such a unique area to visit and to live.
2008 Flood Photos
Yes, we survived the Flood of June 2008, thanks in large part to the great citizens of our community.
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