Platte County Historical Society

Platte County Historical Society The Platte County Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the act of preserving the history, architecture and genealogy of Platte County, MO.

Opened Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. or by appointment. CLOSED: October 16 - April 14 (Opened by appointment only)

Special event concluding our opening display of Matt Silber's work.
04/25/2019

Special event concluding our opening display of Matt Silber's work.

04/10/2019
Country Gospel Station

Making some awesome music here!

All the talent in that room!

All Video Credits to UMG (on behalf of Geffen); ARESA, CMRRA, UBEM,
Youtube by: Peermusic, and 9 Music Rights Societies

04/08/2019

PCHS Spring Dinner, April 28th, Resource Center, 12:30 social, 1pm dinner, See ad on page!

The art from the late Matthew Silber's Platte County history book is the opening display of the 2019 Platte County Histo...
04/02/2019

The art from the late Matthew Silber's Platte County history book is the opening display of the 2019 Platte County Historical Society's museum season.

Here it is! Spring Dinner info. Should be a good one with the speaker from the Woodneath Press of Mid-Continent Public L...
03/17/2019

Here it is! Spring Dinner info. Should be a good one with the speaker from the Woodneath Press of Mid-Continent Public Library and what it takes to print your family history!

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03/02/2019

Save the date
Sunday, April 28th
for PCHS Spring Dinner
Speaker David Burns from MCPL's Woodneath branch
on Telling your story and printing it
More details soon!

Salami sandwich!
02/08/2019

Salami sandwich!

Ruffles 🤷🏻‍♀️😂

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12/29/2018

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12/29/2018

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11/24/2018

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Purchase tickets ($5.00 each) at the  museum during open hours Dec 7, 8 or 9th.  The PCHS raffle prizes includes the arr...
11/24/2018

Purchase tickets ($5.00 each) at the museum during open hours Dec 7, 8 or 9th. The PCHS raffle prizes includes the arrangement by Shackelford Botanical Design and a $25.00 Outback Steakhouse gift card!

11/24/2018
Make your reservation today! Decorate a Candyland House at the Wells Bank Community Room at 2pm on Dec. 1.
11/15/2018

Make your reservation today! Decorate a Candyland House at the Wells Bank Community Room at 2pm on Dec. 1.

Congrats, Lisa, on receiving the Betty Soper Award today at our Fall meeting. A well earned award!
10/29/2018

Congrats, Lisa, on receiving the Betty Soper Award today at our Fall meeting. A well earned award!

So we've had snow and now we're thinking about our Winter display!  :)
10/15/2018

So we've had snow and now we're thinking about our Winter display! :)

More visitors to the museum during Platte City's Sample the City festival.
09/29/2018

More visitors to the museum during Platte City's Sample the City festival.

Visitors to the museum during Sample the City on September 27th.
09/28/2018

Visitors to the museum during Sample the City on September 27th.

Bill Hillix installing the historic sign at the site of the Platte County covered bridge near Hoover.
09/20/2018

Bill Hillix installing the historic sign at the site of the Platte County covered bridge near Hoover.

09/17/2018

Open Sept. 22 (Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sept. 27 - evening - during the 'Sample the City" event (see the museum and all the happenings on Main St) from 5- 7:30 pm. and every Thurs and Friday 1-4 pm. through Oct 11 for both exhibit and historic home tour

Special showing on September 7th! Hope to see you there!
08/26/2018

Special showing on September 7th! Hope to see you there!

08/24/2018

If you can't get to the museum to purchase the books, email us at [email protected]. Both books are $20 with $9 shipping or one book for $10 with $6 shipping. Write Attn Landmark books and Alan for more information.

Look at all the dates we'll be open for this exhibit! One special request: If you will be attending the Sept. 7 showing,...
08/22/2018

Look at all the dates we'll be open for this exhibit! One special request: If you will be attending the Sept. 7 showing, could you RSVP? We might have to move that opening if we have large crowds...we would LOVE large crowds!

Photos from the August 11 exhibit opening!
08/17/2018

Photos from the August 11 exhibit opening!

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08/10/2018

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Get two books on Platte County People and Places for $20 and help PCHS in the process. Starting August 11 at the Opening...
08/10/2018

Get two books on Platte County People and Places for $20 and help PCHS in the process. Starting August 11 at the Opening of our newest exhibit.

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07/13/2018

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Who doesn't like to win at Bingo? Mark your calendar for our fundraiser on August 4 and be a winner!
07/13/2018

Who doesn't like to win at Bingo? Mark your calendar for our fundraiser on August 4 and be a winner!

PCHS fundraiser for exterior building maintenance. Join the fun on August 4th at the Methodist Church, 2pm.
07/09/2018

PCHS fundraiser for exterior building maintenance. Join the fun on August 4th at the Methodist Church, 2pm.

Eleanor Bennet worked at 'Fairfax' plant making B-25s in WWII. She delighted the audience with her presentation yesterda...
07/02/2018

Eleanor Bennet worked at 'Fairfax' plant
making B-25s in WWII. She delighted the audience with her presentation yesterday afternoon. Ninety-four-years old and stood proud talking about her Rosie days!

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06/23/2018

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WWII history comes alive! A Rosie presents her story and answers questions. Join us for this unique and rare look back!
06/23/2018

WWII history comes alive! A Rosie presents her story and answers questions. Join us for this unique and rare look back!

A Rosie tells her story! Eleanor will speak on her life as a Rosie and how the war changed everyday living here in the K...
06/23/2018

A Rosie tells her story! Eleanor will speak on her life as a Rosie and how the war changed everyday living here in the KC area. She will answer questions as will Dee Wolfe, daughter of a Rosie. Eleanor worked in the B-25 factory. Dee will also share her mother's keepsakes from the WWII Boeing plant. 2pm on Saturday, June 30th at the Platte City Baptist Church. RSVP (816) 304-1627.

Something new for PCHS. We hope area military personnel visit us soon!!
06/07/2018

Something new for PCHS. We hope area military personnel visit us soon!!

Ben Ferrel Platte Co Museum is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museum program through Labor Day, 2018!

Join the festivities as we honor our local Rosie the Riveters on June 30th!
05/16/2018

Join the festivities as we honor our local Rosie the Riveters on June 30th!

We open Parties of the Past on Sunday, Mother's Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  (with FREE admission for ALL MOTHERS on that...
04/27/2018

We open Parties of the Past on Sunday, Mother's Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (with FREE admission for ALL MOTHERS on that special Sunday). The exhibit runs through July 26 with regular museum hours each Thursday and Friday from 1 - 4 p.m.

PCHS officers being sworn in at the April 2018 Spring Dinner meeting.
04/27/2018

PCHS officers being sworn in at the April 2018 Spring Dinner meeting.

We're partying!We open Parties of the Past on Sunday, Mother's Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  (with FREE admission for ALL ...
04/27/2018

We're partying!

We open Parties of the Past on Sunday, Mother's Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (with FREE admission for ALL MOTHERS on that special Sunday). The exhibit runs through July 26 with regular museum hours each Thurs. and Friday from 1 - 4 p.m..

Our exhibit features dance, music, and matchmaking. Visitors can learn about parlor games, parties & codes of courtship from the nineteenth century, and can see a dance dress representing each decade from the 1910s through 1940s... and.... more!

Pioneer markers going up this weekend in Barry/NKC area!
04/03/2018

Pioneer markers going up this weekend in Barry/NKC area!

02/07/2018

It's just been brought to our attention that our website is down due to Ancestry.com (our free hosting site) re-configuring things. Please use our page to ask questions and we hope the site will be up soon. Thank you!

No need to learn to dance for PCHS's Phantom Ball! Stay home where it's warm. Send a donation for this unique fundraiser...
01/19/2018

No need to learn to dance for PCHS's Phantom Ball! Stay home where it's warm. Send a donation for this unique fundraiser to Platte County Historical Society, PO Box 103, Platte City MO 64079. But do feel free to boogy at home. :)

Platte County Historical Society
01/11/2018

Platte County Historical Society

Kitchen tree and cookie baking!
12/08/2017

Kitchen tree and cookie baking!

Entry tree and floating staircase.
12/08/2017

Entry tree and floating staircase.

Address

220 Ferrel St
Platte City, MO
64079

Opening Hours

Thursday 13:00 - 16:00
Friday 13:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(816) 431-5121

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