Historical and Genealogical Societies

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Alphabetical Listing of Historical and Genealogical Societies and Museums in Franklin County

Please notify  Sue Blesi,  of any additions, corrections, or updates.

Four Rivers Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 146, Washington, Missouri 63090-0146.

Franklin County Historical Society, Inc., P. O. Box 293, Union, Missouri 63084, Carol Howell, President

Friends of Old Bethel - Labadie Area, P. O. Box 82, Labadie, Missouri 63055. Contact people: Bill and Barbara Troutman 1-636-742-4971.

Gerald Historical Society, 111 West Third, Gerald, MO 63037. President Gene Watson 573-764-2618

Meramec Valley Genealogical and Historical Society, c/o Scenic Regional Library, 119 St. Louis Street, Pacific, Missouri 63069, 636-257-2712. President: Patricia Gardner.

Meramec Valley Historical Museum, 206 West Union, Pacific, Missouri 63069, President: Hilda Banderman 636-257-4229.

New Haven Preservation Society, President Alan Bell 1-573-237-2832.

Phoebe Apperson Hearst Historical Society, President: Paula Dace. Secretary: Glen Blesi. Mailing Address: P. O. Box 602, St. Clair, MO 63077.

St. Clair Historical Museum, or St. Clair Historical Museum, P. O. Box 147, St. Clair, Missouri 63077. Chairman: Carol Radford.

Washington Historical Society, P. O. Box 146, Washington, Missouri 63090, museum phone 636-239-0280 contact Marc Houseman 636-239-3988, email museum@washmohistorical.org

Washington's Firehouse Museum, 520 West Fifth (corner of Fifth and Stafford), Washington, Missouri 63090, 636-390-0469. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The operation of this museum falls under the auspices of the Washington Historical Society.

Franklin County Cemetery Society. This group of dedicated workers has repaired headstones and cleared and cleaned smaller cemeteries in Franklin County.



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