St. Charles County Historical Society
Old Market House
101 South Main Street
St. Charles, Missouri 63301
(636) 946-9828
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Oak Grove Cemetery Tour
Saturday, October 7
Oak Grove Cemetery Tour  (Cemetery Tour)
Oak Grove Cemetery; 2700 West Clay, St. Charles, MO 63301
Tours are at 10AM, Noon and 2PM
Tickets are $20 per adult
We accept MC/Visa/Discover,
personal checks or cash
Tickets will be limited, so get yours early
 
Click here HERE to view/download flyer.
 

THERE ARE THREE WAYS TO PURCHASE TICKETS

1. Visit the St. Charles County Historical Society on Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday between 10 AM and 3 PM at 101 South Main Street in Historic St. Charles.
2. Call the St. Charles County Historical Society at  636-946-9828.
3. Order Online by CLICKING HERE.
 
 
      Take a step back in time with us as we partner with the St. Charles City Parks Department to offer a 60 minute guided tour of the historic sections of Oak Grove Cemetery.  On this leisurely stroll through Oak Grove Cemetery, you will see the resting places of those who lived in Saint Charles County in the 1800s and early 1900s, and helped shape our early history. Tour guides and re-enactors will also bring to life the stories of some interesting residents of the Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Much of the history of Saint Charles can be found in Oak Grove Cemetery. Over one-third of the past mayors of St Charles as well as many other city officials reside at Oak Grove. A multitude of original Main Street merchants reside there. Other Oak Grove residents contributed to our early community including physicians, photographers, historians and a librarian.
      Many of the early the residents of Oak Grove were born in other countries The cemetery contains veterans from the American Revolution, Mexican War, Civil War, War of 1812 and more recent wars. The cemetery also holds stories of epidemics, crimes, hangings and human tragedies. Oak Grove’s Potter’s field contains over 1,100 residents.
      Learn about the history of the cemetery and the other cemeteries that were moved to Oak Grove. Also, learn about the Wabash Bridge monument, Robbins tomb and an episode of Route 66 was filmed on location at Oak Grove Cemetery.
 
Click HERE to see a slide show of photos related to the  Oak Grove Cemetery.
 
 


October 2017 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting
Saturday, October 28
October 2017 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting  (Quarterly Luncheon & Speaker)
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Pio's Restaurant 403 First Capitol Drive in St. Charles
"St. Louis in War Time:  The Missouri Home Guard, 1917-1918"
 
Presented by:  Patrick Allie, Military and Arms Curator at the Missouri Historical Society
 
 
The program and luncheon require reservations. The price is $17 if you pay in advance or $20 if you wait and pay at the door. 
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Membership is not required.
Friends and family members are welcome.
Please submit reservations by October 25, 2017.
Phone 636-946-9828 or email: contact@scchs.org 
We accept cash, check, debit or MC, Visa and Discover Cards.
Click HERE to Order Online



Saturday, November 4
Annual Family History Workshop  (Workshop)
8:30 pm to 4:00 pm
St. Charles Community College 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. Cottleville, MO 63376
Join us for our
 
FAMILY HISTORY
WORKSHOP DAY
 
on
"German Resources"
 
taught by
Baerbel Johnson
from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City
 
Presented by:
St. Charles County Historical Society
In cooperation with:   
St. Charles Community College
 
Saturday, November 4, 2017
at the
St. Charles Community College
   4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr.
Cottleville, MO 63376  
Student Center 205/206
Click HERE to see the SCC campus map
(then click on a STAR to see name of a building)

Price is

$30 for SCCHS members, and SCC Student/Staff/Faculty

$35 for all others

Optional Box Lunch $9.50

 

THERE ARE FOUR WAYS TO REGISTER

1. Mail completed REGISTRATION FORM with check to:
  • St. Charles County Historical Society
  • Family History Workshop
  • 101 South Main Street
  • St. Charles, MO 63301
2. Email completed REGISTRATION FORM with check to: contact@SCCHS.org (with Computer Workshop as subject)
 
3. Call:  636-946-9828
 
4. Online:
  • SCCHS Member (must be logged in) - CLICK HERE
  • SCC Student/Staff/Faculty - sorry, not available for online registration
  • All Others - CLICK HERE
         
              


November 2017 Focus on Genealogy Presentation
Tuesday, November 14
November 2017 Focus on Genealogy Presentation  (Focus on Genealogy)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Kathryn Linnemann Library, 2323 Elm Street, Saint Charles, MO
 
"German Emigration and Immigration" - What was the process your ancestor went through to leave Germany?
 
Presented by: Kathy Wurth, owner of Family Tree Tours.
 

Free and open to the public.
Reservations Required.

Call 636-723-0232 or go to www.youranswerplace.org for reservations.
 
Presented by the St. Charles County Historical Society and the St. Charles City-County Library District
 
Click HERE to download flyer.