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Office Closing Notice

The Rolla research center is closed on December 5.

The Cape Girardeau research center will be closed December 12.

December 5, 2023

The State Historical Society of Missouri has released a new book with a vivid account of the tense Missouri-Arkansas border region during the Civil War. “My Own Commander”: The Civil War Journal of J. J. Sitton, 1863–1865 recounts the experiences of a

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November 29, 2023

The State Historical Society of Missouri’s History on Elm noon series will close out the year with a presentation by SHSMO executive director Gary Kremer, who will connect the past to the present in his latest book, This Place of Promise: A Historian

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November 20, 2023

The State Historical Society of Missouri will host its 5th Annual Holiday Open House Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Center for Missouri Studies, 605 Elm St., Columbia. Visit more than a dozen booths featuring gift items created by local and regional artisans while

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November 15, 2023

The public is invited to a free program Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m., by author and musician Howard Marshall, who will perform music and talk about his latest book Keep it Old-Time: Fiddle Music in Missouri from the 1960s Folks Music Revival to the Present. The event will be

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