Past Events

"Heels" and History 

The Holt County Missouri Historical Socitey helped collect socks for children for the Holt County Toy Fund. There were collection boxes placed at the Nutrition Site in Mound City and "Sock Christmas Tress" were located at the Trinity Lutheran Church and Toad Hollar Bar and Grill in Mound City. The socks were collected at all three locations on Wednesday, November 15, by socitey board members. There was a total of 645 pairs of socks collected to be distrubted to area children by the Holt County Toy Fund. 

2023 Annual Meeting Held

The socitey held its Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 12, 2023 at the New Life Apostolic Church in Mound City. Socitey Board member, Nancy Peters, prented a wonderful program on Corning, MO, and steamboats that were in the Holt County area. The 2024 slate of officers and board members was presented and approved. The officers and board members for 2024 are as follows: 

The society would also like to thank Scott and Theresa Jordan and the members of the New Life Apostolic Church for letting us have our meeting there. 

Tristar Over/Under Shotgun Raffle Drawing - Winner

The Holt County Missouri Historical Socitey is raffling off a Tristar Over/Under shotgun. The drawing for the gun will take place on the last night of the Holt County AutumnFestival in September 2023. Bradley Kurtz of Oregon, MO was the winner of the shotgun raffle. 

Car Show 

The first annual History and Horsepower Car Show was a huge sucess. It was held at hte depot grounds in Mound City on Saturday, August 19. There were ar total of 78 entries of cars, semi trucks, UTVs, motorcycles and tractors. A belt buckle donated by Dusty Livengood was presented as the People's Choice award along with trophies for each class. The society wishes to thak all those who donated thier time, rasures and talents to hep us to maek a great event. A very special thank youto board member Annie Hall for all of her hard work on this event. 

Christmas Around the Square

The HCMHS had a booths at Christmas Around the Square on Thrusday December 1, 2022, at the TJ Hall building in Oregon, MO. We had a large selection of crafts for sale along with our first edition Christmas ornament. 

Christmas Lunch and 50 year Celebration 

Socitey baord members and volunteers gathered together at Toad Hollar Bar and Grill on Sunday, December 4, 2022, to celebrate Christmas and 50 years of the socitey being in existance. Those in attendance enjoyed lunch together, telling stoires and reminiscing about past activiites of the socitey. A 50-year celebration was donated by Annie and John Hall and enjoyed by everyone. Heres to another 50 years of keeping Holt County history alive!


Annual Meeting Held 

The Holt County Missouri Historical Socitey held its annual meeting on Sunday, November 6, 2022. A program was given by Nancy Nauman about World War II Veteran S1C Wilbur Francis Newton, United States Navy, who was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Buisness meeting was conducted and the new slate of officers and board members for the 2023 year were announded. 

President Anglea Brook, Vice Presidnt Norma McCurry, Secretary Nancy Nauman, and Treasurer Janie Thomas. Board members: Carolyn Fansher, Jason Finney, Annie Hall, Nathan Livengood, and Nancy Peters