Welcome to the Putnam County Historical Society and Genealogical Society.

4th of July Events

July 4, 2019

The 4th of July Committee is busy planning the events for this year's 4th of July Celebration.  This includes moving the parade to 5 pm and adding lots of other activities.  It is going to be a great day!

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Volunteers

We can use volunteers to help do many things at the museum including cutting and pasting newspaper articles into albums!  Any help would be appreciated.  Stop in or call (660) 947-2955.

Genealogy Lookups

Are you working on your family tree?  Call us at (660) 947-2955 or email at pchs@nemr.net to see if we can help you.  

History of PC historical society and museum

Click to learn more about the Putnam County Historical Society and Museum.  Membership Form is attached.

History of the PC Historical Society and Museum (pdf)

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Putnam County Genealogical Society

Learn more about the history of the PC Genealogical Society

PC Genealogical Society History (pdf)

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1888 History Bios. These are scans of the 1888 History Book

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biographicalindex (pdf)

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pages1036-1047 (pdf)

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pages1048-1057 (pdf)

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pages1058-1067 (pdf)

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pages1068-1077 (pdf)

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pages1078-1087 (pdf)

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pages1088-1097 (pdf)

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pages1098-1107 (pdf)

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pages1108-1117 (pdf)

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pages1118-1127 (pdf)

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pages1128-1135 (pdf)

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PC Newspaper Collection

The Putnam County Public Library now has a Digital Version of the Entire PC Newspaper Collection.  This is thanks to a generous donation in memory of Barbara Wickless PhD, by her family.  

Newspaper Collection

Missouri State Archives Databases

Missouri Digital Heritage (docx)

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Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love to show you around your museum!

Putnam County Historical Society

201 S 16th St, Unionville, MO 63565, US

(660) 947-2955

New Hours as of July 11, 2018

Wednesdays:  10 am to 3 pm

All other days:  Closed

Call:

Judy McDonald 660-341-5157

Linda Klinginsmith 660-216-2487

for Special Appointment (please give us at least 24 hours notice).

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