Webb City Historical Society

To collect, preserve and share the history of the Webb City, MO area.

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Coming Program April 1, 2017

Posted by Monica Vaughn on March 27, 2017 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

World War 1 Centennial History Event--

     America Declares War

A free family friendly event to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of America’s entry into WW1 will be held at the King Jack Park Mining Days Event Center (703 Dawson Drive) in Webb City on Saturday, April 1st.

Displays will be open from 10:00AM to 12:00PM featurin...

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From Dirt to Rock to Cement:

Posted by Monica Vaughn on March 22, 2016 at 12:55 PM Comments comments (0)

The Webb City Historical Society is pleased to present the upcoming program

“From Dirt to Rock to Cement: Early Roads in Southwest Missouri” presented by Michele Hansford.

The program will be held Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at The Clubhouse, 115 N. Madison.

Michele is the recently retired Director of Powers Museum for over 32 years & currently Special Projects Volunteer focusing on upcoming 5th Annual Jeffers...

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Life on the Tall Grass Prairie

Posted by Monica Vaughn on January 23, 2015 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

After a short Annual Membership meeting, Cyndi Cogbill of Pawpaw Patch Productions presented an informative program on "Life on the Tall Grass Prairie", depicting the life of a hardworking woman settling the prairie with her husband. To see more, click on the photo tab above.

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November Program Planned

Posted by Monica Vaughn on October 31, 2014 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Webb City Historical Society Presents

“Collecting an Oral Family History”

Saturday, November 15th at 10:00 at

The Clubhouse 115 N. Madison

What Is Oral History? Oral history is the systematic collection of living people's testimony about their own experiences. Oral history depends upon human memory and the spoken word. The human life span puts boundaries on the subject matter that we coll...

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NEW Facebook Page

Posted by Monica Vaughn on February 24, 2014 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (1)

The Historical Society now has a Facebook page.  Please follow Webb City Historical Society on FB to get the latest information on upcoming events.

 

Annual Membership Meeting

Posted by Monica Vaughn on January 25, 2014 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

New Board Members were elected at the Annual Membership meeting and Jennifer James presented an interesting account of the history of the Webb City School District. She provided pictures of most of the early school buildings, and explained how each was consolidated into the present district.

Membership Meeting

Posted by Monica Vaughn on January 1, 2014 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

There will be an Annual Membership Meeting with Elections of Board members on Saturday, January 25, 2014.  Meeting will begin at 2:00pm at the Clubhouse, 115 N. Madison

Meeting will include snacks and a special program by Jennifer James about the history of Webb City Schools.

Open to all members. 

Membership dues are still payable, by sending dues to PO Box 1, Webb City MO 64870

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Historical Society Meeting

Posted by Monica Vaughn on July 25, 2013 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

There will be a meeting of Historical Society members on Thursday July 25, 2013 at 6:00pm at the Clubhouse.

 

Guest Speaker

Posted by Monica Vaughn on October 17, 2012 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)


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