May 17, 2022

Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society Meeting

The Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society will be meet Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Riverside Regional Library, 44 N. Winchester, HWY 61, Benton, MO 63736. (NOTICE DIFFERENT DAY AND TIME.) This will be a planning session for 2022. Suggestions for programs are welcome.
We did not collect dues for 2021 but are collecting dues for 2022. Membership dues are $15.00 for individuals, $25.00 for member and spouse, $150.00 for lifetime. They should be mailed to Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society, P.O. Box 151, Benton, MO 63736
Current members should include any changes in their address, phone number or email address. New members should include their address, phone numbers and email adress.
All are welcome to attend the meetings. 

March 21, 2022

March 2022 Meeting

The Scott County History and Genealogy Society will have our first meeting of 2022. This is also our first meeting since March of 2020. It will be held in the meeting room at the Riverside Library in Benton MO on Tues March 22nd at 7:00 pm. We will be doing our planning for this upcoming year.

November 2, 2019

Scott County Historical and Genealogy Meeting

The Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society met Tuesday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Riverside Regional Library, 44 N. Winchester, Benton, MO. James Baughn, Webmaster for the Southeast Missourian Newspaper, Cape Girardeau, MO gave a slide presentation of Historical Bridges in Scott County, MO. This was a great history lesson on Scott County.
James Baughn, Webmaster
Southeast Missourian Newspaper, Cape Girardeau, MO



Messmer Street Bridge (old Hwy 61) over a branch of Ransey Creek
just North of Kelso, MO. Built in 1919 by contractor Stanford Madden.
This bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.



North Cut Bridge North East of Dielhstadt, MO, Built in 1923
rehabilitated in 1941, demolished and replaced 2019










September 5, 2019

Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society Meeting

The Scott County and Historical and Genealogy Society will meet Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Riverside Regional Library, 44 N. Winchester, Hwy 61, Benton, MO.
Dr. Adam Criblez, Phd, Director, Center for Regional History, SEMO State University, Cape Girardeau, MO. will giving a presentation on "Statehood for Missouri".
All are welcome to attend. Attendees do not have to be a member to attend.

July 9, 2019

Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society

The Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society will meet Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Riverside Regional Library, 44 N. Winchester, HWY 61, Benton, MO
John Fisher, Kennett, MO, will be giving a presentation on "Night Riders in the Bootheel".
A short business meeting will follow.
Everyone welcome to attend.









May 2, 2019

Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society Meeting

The Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society will meet Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at the River House Winery, 11500 State Hwy N, Scott City, MO.
Dr. William Eddleman, Associate Director, the State Historical Society of MO, Cape Girardeau, MO and current President of Missouri Genealogy Society will be giving a presentation on "Counties of the District of Cape Girardeau, MO.
All are welcome to attend. Attendees do not have to be members to join us in sharing and preserving the history of Scott County and Southeast Missouri.