St. Charles County Historical Society
Old Market House
101 South Main Street
St. Charles, Missouri 63301
(636) 946-9828
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Welcome to the St. Charles County Historical Society
We are now open every Saturday from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M..
 


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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, Friday, and Saturday from 10am to 3pm.
 
For more information about our organization, please use the menu on the left to navigate through our Website!

 
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January 2017 Quarterly Luncheon Meetiing


Over 50 members and guests had a wonderful time at Pio's on Saturday, January 28th, during the Society's January Quarterly Meeting.  CLICK HERE to see more.
 
 
 
Dr. Robert Schultz (left), Editor Emeritus of the Heritage, was presented with the Society’s coveted Lifetime Achievement Award by our president, Dr. Dan Brown. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Following a short business meeting, Karolyn Terpstra presented a very interesting program on the Sage Chapel Cemetery in O'Fallon, MO.  The presentation  was outstanding and the City of O’Fallon has made an excellent video about the Sage Chapel Cemetery that can be seen by CLICKING HERE.
Hope to see everyone in April at our next QUARTERLY MEETINGNOTE: The April Quarterly this year is on the 5th Saturday (4/29) instead of the 4th Saturday (4/22).


60th Anniversary Celebration


The St. Charles County Historical Society is celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year - its Diamond Jubilee.  During 2016 we celebrated our Diamond Jubilee with three special events:
  1. an Early Settlers' Homes tour on September 17th,
  2. a second Early Settlers' Homes tour on October 1st, and
  3. a Celebration Dinner on October 28th (Click here to view a slideshow of pictures from the dinner).
Proceeds from all the Diamond Jubilee events, will be used to purchase a new microfilm reader/scanner and other vitally needed equipment for the Archives (click here for more information). 
 
If you would like to contribute online to our 60th Aniversary fundraising effort please CLICK HERE.
 
 See Article About Our 60th Anniversary in Street Scape Magazine



Business Member of the Quarter


​​Congratulations to the Mother-in-Law House Restaurant!
 
Mother-in-Law House RestaurantThe 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 by supporting the Society with its annual business membership. Office Depot Office Max is one of our business members helping the Society support its mission.
 
The Restaurant can be found at 500 S Main St, St. Charles, Missouri 63301

 


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
 

NOTE:  the "Raised" amount shown above does NOT include approximately $3,500 in additional Pledges to date.

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Founding members, 1909
Founding members, 1909
    © 2017 St. Charles County Historical Society
UPCOMING EVENTS
April 29
April 2017 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting
NOTE: The April Quarterly this year is on the 5th Saturday (4/29) instead of the 4th Saturday (4/22). "The School on N. Second Street:  The Academy of the Sacred Heart in St. Charles History"  Presented by: Theresa Grass, Archivist, ...

May 9
May 2017 Focus on Genealogy Presentation
"Researching and Documenting a Revolutionary War Patriot"   Presented by: Patti Meeks Dickherber.   Free and open to the public. Reservations Required.   Click HERE to download flyer.

July 29
July 2017 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting [IN WORK]
NOTE: The July Quarterly this year is on the 5th Saturday (7/29) instead of the 4th Saturday (7/22). SAVE THE DATE SPEAKER AND TOPIC FOR THIS QUARTERLY LUNCHEON MEETING TO BE ANNOUNCED. PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER The program and luncheon ...

September 12
September 2017 Focus on Genealogy Presentation [IN WORK}
  SAVE THE DATE SPEAKER AND TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER   Free and open to the public. Presented by the St. Charles County Historical Society and the St. Charles City-County Library District

October 28
October 2017 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting
"St. Louis in War Time:  The Missouri Home Guard, 1917-1918"   Presented by:  Patrick Allie Project Coordinator   Although World War I - "The War to End All Wars" - began in Europe in July of 1914, the USA didn't ...