Keeping History Alive for Platte County's Future Generations

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Keeping History Alive for Platte County's Future Generations

Important Notices !!!

Ben Ferrel Museum closes for the season

The final day for the 2019 Museum Season ends on Friday, October 18th.     

fall dinner meeting scheduled

The annual Fall Dinner Meeting of the Platte County Historical Society is scheduled for Sunday, October 27th.   See detailed announcement below.

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Upcoming Events

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Driving Tour Guide

BRITISH ISLES _Self Guided_DRIVING TOUR PLATTE COUNTY_ 2019_ (pdf)

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Museum

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The Ben Ferrel Historical Museum is the home of the Platte County Historical Society.   The Museum is open for visitors beginning April 19, 2019 through October 11, 2019 and is located at 220 Ferrel Street, Platte City, Missouri.


Once again the museum will be participating in the Blue Star program, providing free entry to all active military personnel and their families. 

Admission $5.00

Queries

Our hard working archivists !!!    Sue Jackson, Beverly Taulbee, Bill Foster, and Craig Kirpatrick

Our research staff of archivists can help you find members of your family that may have lived in Platte County.   

See the Query Page for more information and how to submit a query.    Donations are appreciated.

Bookstore

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Our PCHS Bookstore has a large number of books and publications about the history of Platte County Missouri and its people.   Check out the Bookstore Page!

Membership

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As a member of PCHS, you are showing your support for our Society and for the preservation of Platte County history.  Please consider joining us. Click below for a membership application.

Bulletins

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PCHS prepares a Newsletter 3 times per year that is mailed to each member.    The newsletter contains numerous articles about the history of Platte County and its citizens.   Each newsletter also has contributed articles written about families and locations in Platte County.

History and Old Photographs

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CHECK OUT!  this history page for a brief history of Platte County and a few of our famous people. 

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