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Montgomery County Historical Society Montgomery County Historical Society
Dedicated to preserving and perpetuating the rich local history of the Montgomery County, Missouri area.

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Saturday, February 29
History and Genealogy in Newspapers  (Other Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
St. Louis County Library, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131-3598
Newspapers are excellent sources of historical and genealogical information, and digitization has made them more widely available. The class will cover 19th-Century U. S. Newspapers, NewspaperArchive, Newspapers.com and St. Louis Post-Dispatch databases. Registration required.


Saturday, February 29
Deutschheim State Historic Site Open House  (Other Events)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
109 W. 2nd Street, Hermann, MO
Visit the former home of the “Hermanner Wochenblatt,” a German language anti-slavery newspaper from 1845. The Deutschheim visitor center will be featuring one of only three originals of the signed 1865 Ordinance Abolishing Slavery in Missouri. The open house tour is free and open to the public. For more information, please call Deutschheim State Historic Site at 573-486-2200.


Saturday, February 29
Shared History of Germans & African Americans in Missouri  (Other Events)
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Historic Festhalle, 237 E. 1st St., Hermann
Panel Discussion, Live Music, Preview of An Amazing Story. Prior to the symposium, join an Open House at 10am at Deutchheim State Historic Site.



Tuesday, March 3
Genealogy Society Welcomes Visitors  (Library & Museum OPEN)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
112 W. Second St., Montgomery City, MO
The library and museum buildings are open to the public on Tuesday mornings until Noon, March thru November, weather permitting. Genealogy Society members are available to assist researchers. If you are traveling from afar, please confirm your visit by emailing mocogen@outlook.com.


Tuesday, March 10
Genealogy Society Welcomes Visitors  (Library & Museum OPEN)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
112 W. Second St., Montgomery City, MO
The library and museum buildings are open to the public on Tuesday mornings until Noon, March thru November, weather permitting. Genealogy Society members are available to assist researchers. If you are traveling from afar, please confirm your visit by emailing mocogen@outlook.com.


Wednesday, March 11 through Friday, March 13
Missouri Conference on History  (Other Events)
Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO
Save the date for the 62nd annual Missouri Conference on History. SHSMO serves as administrative sponsor for the MCH.


Saturday, March 14
More Than Checkmarks: Finding Female Ancestors  (Other Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
St. Louis County Library, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131-3598
Prior to 1850, only heads of households were recorded by name on census records, females appeared as checkmarks. Uncovering female ancestors means working hard about what constitutes evidence. Learn research strategies to discover "Who was she?"  Monthly meeting for St. Louis Genealogical Society.  See also this link.


Tuesday, March 17
Happy St. Patrick's Day!  (Other Events)
Click here for history of the patron saint of Ireland.


Tuesday, March 17
Genealogy Society Welcomes Visitors  (Library & Museum OPEN)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
112 W. Second St., Montgomery City, MO
The library and museum buildings are open to the public on Tuesday mornings until Noon, March thru November, weather permitting. Genealogy Society members are available to assist researchers. If you are traveling from afar, please confirm your visit by emailing mocogen@outlook.com.


Tuesday, March 24
Genealogy Society Welcomes Visitors  (Library & Museum OPEN)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
112 W. Second St., Montgomery City, MO
The library and museum buildings are open to the public on Tuesday mornings until Noon. Genealogy Society members are available to assist researchers. If you are traveling from afar, please confirm your visit by emailing mocogen@outlook.com.


Saturday, March 28
MCHS Board Meeting  (MCHS Meetings)
9:00 am
112 W. Second St., Montgomery City, MO
The MCHS Board meets monthly on the fourth Saturday at the Society's Office.