Dr. Doug Scott, famed "battlefield detective," led a group of over 50 surveyors who hunted the field of the 1862 battle of Moore’s Mill. The archeological survey was conducted from March 21-23 in Callaway County, Missouri, east of Fulton. Drs. Steve Dasovich and Peter Warnock, of Lindenwood University and Missouri Valley College respectively, were the other principal archeologists involved in the Moore’s Mill "dig.&q…... Read more >
The Local History Class at East Central College promises to offer a great trip through history as an all-new slate of presentations will be offered. Classes will be held every Thursday evening in March and April from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m in the Regional Training Center (the one-story building off to the left away from the main campus). Walk-ins will again be accepted for $10 per evening as space allows. To sign up for the class, contact Sha…... Read more >
ST. LOUIS, MO. November 12, 2012 – The State Historical Society of Missouri at Columbia established The Richard S. Brownlee Fund to honor its Director who served from 1960 to 1985. The Brownlee Fund annually grants funds to individuals and organizations for research, publications, and other projects that document the history of Missouri and its citizens.
Among Dr. Brownlee’s many contributions to the cause of Missouri history …... Read more >
A variety of horse-drawn vehicles are among the highlights of a major antique and collectible auction that is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on October 20, 2012. The event is to be held in Wellsville, Missouri, on Missouri Highway 19, fourteen miles north of the New Florence exit on Interstate 70. For more information: http://wheelerauctions.com/main/Auctions/20121020McClain/20121020McClain.html... Read more >