St. Charles County Historical Society
Old Market House
101 South Main Street
St. Charles, Missouri 63301
(636) 946-9828
Welcome to the St. Charles County Historical Society

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Come and visit us at the Historical Society!   We are located in the Old Market House at 101 South Main Street in Historic Downtown St. Charles, Missouri.  We are open every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to 3pm, and the second and fourth Saturdays, also from 10am to 3pm.
For more information about our organization, please use the menu on the left to navigate through our Website! 

The St. Charles County Historical Society is celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year - its Diamond Jubilee - with a series of special events.
You will not want to miss any of these important fund-raising activities!  Put them on your Calendar now - tickets will be available soon.

Early Settler Homes Tour I

 Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, 12:00 - 4:00

Early Settler Homes Tour II

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, 12;00 - 4:00

Diamond Jubilee - Celebration Dinner

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, 6:00 - 10:00


Proceeds will be used to purchase a new microfilm reader/scanner and other vitally needed  equipment for the Archives.  Dinner sponsorships are available.

Business Member of the Quarter

​​Congratulations to the Mother-in-Law House Restaurant.
Mother-in-Law House Restaurant LogoThe Society has chosen to honor this business member for our "Business Member of the Quarter." As a business member, the Mother-in-Law House Restaurant is recognized as a vital part of preserving our community history. The Mother-in-Law House Restaurant's annual business membership helps the Society support its mission in archiving, researching, educating, and preserving the history of St. Charles County.
The Mother-in-Law House Restaurant can be found at 500 S Main St, St Charles, MO 63301.  Website: 


Help us meet our Diamond Jubilee goal
60 years of preserving
St. Charles County History and Genealogy. 
If you would like to contribute online to our 60th Aniversary fundraising effort please CLICK HERE.

Cannons on Main Street
Cannons on Main Street
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July 23
July 2016 Quarterly Luncheon
  "The Historic 1830's German Immigration to Missouri"   Anita Mallinchrodt, Cathie Schoppenhorst, and others will present their research  on the effect of the German Migration through Missouri utilizing accounts of the everyday lives of the immigrants and how Missouri ...

September 13
September 2016 Focus on Genealogy Presentation
"As Thou Leadest Me" Presented by: Brigitte Conkling Come and hear the story of a young woman who come to America to marry a Lutheran minister as told through letters. Learn some tips and tricks for using old letters to find ...

September 17
Diamond Jubilee - Early Settler Homes Tour I
60th Anniversary - Diamond Jubilee - Early Settler Homes Tour I This tour will include the home of William and Savannah (Boone) Hays, the Nathan Boone Home and the Boone Village Homes.  Some of these homes have never been ...

October 1
Diamond Jubilee - Early Settler Homes Tour II
60th Anniversary - Diamond Jubilee - Early Settler Homes Tour II This tour will include the McClay (Cottle) Home, the Fort Zumwalt Home, the Heald Home and the O'Fallon Log Cabin Museum. Tickets are $20 per person

October 28
Diamond Jubilee - Celebration Dinner
60th Anniversary - Diamond Jubilee - Celebration Dinner  This celebration dinner will be held at the Stegton Regency Banquet Center in St. Charles. The evening will include Cocktails at 6:00 - open bar till 9:00 Dinner at 7:00 Entertainment ...