Caldwell County Historical Society (Missouri)

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Purpose of the Society 

The purpose of this society shall be to bring together those people interested in the history of Caldwell County.  The society’s function will be to research, record and display material which may help to establish or illustrate the history of Caldwell County, and provide for the preservation and accessibility of such material. Also to provide upkeep, restoration and history of the Caldwell Historical Society Building.

Help the Society Can Provide

Record Collections

(Name of Collection)

  • Located: 
    71 & 89 West Main
    Kingston, Missouri 64650
  • How to access: 
    P.O. Box 32
    Kingston, Missouri 64650

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Indexes for (County/town/state name)

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Publications In the Society's Holdings

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Family Files (any other paper files)
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Publications for Sale

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Look up Services

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How to Do Research in (name of town/county)

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Local Repositories Society Members Visit

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Benefits to Those Who Join the Society

Cost of membership and how to join:

$10 - Single
$2- Student
$100 – Lifetime

Unlimited Online Access to:

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Free Look Ups:

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Field Trips:

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Society Happenings 

President: Joe Manno

Vice-President: Dan Spidle


Date: 3rd Monday of each month
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Place: Caldwell County Historical Society Building

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Board Meetings

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Society Projects 

  • Research of 1,000 names embroidered on an 1890 Quilt donated to the Caldwell County Historical Society in April 1009.
  • Research of the Caldwell County boys who served in companies C and H of the 44th Regiment (Union). Half were lost in the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee.
  • Research of the southeast corner of Caldwell County, including the Black Oak area and the Plumb and Mud Creek Settlements.


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Past Projects

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