July 5, 2018

Missouri Bicentennial 1821-2021 Meeting


August 10, 2021, will mark the 200th anniversary of Missouri's entry as the twenty-fourth state in the United States of America.

A meeting will be held Thursday, July 19, 2018 in the Scott County Courthouse in the Commissioners' Chambers, 131 S. Winchester Street, Benton, Missouri  to plan Scott County's commemoration of Missouri's Bicentennial.



Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society Meeting

The Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society will meet Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Riverside Regional Library, 44 N. Winchester, (HWY 61), Benton, MO
Charles and Hunter Moore will be giving a presentation on the Hunter and Moore families in Scott County, MO.
Everyone welcome to attend. Attendees do not have to be members.

June 6, 2018

Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society Meeting

The Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society meeting will be held June 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Riverside Regional Library, 44 N. Winchester, Benton, MO.
We will be discussing the Missouri Bicentennial to be held August 10, 2018. This is the 200th anniversary of Missouri's entry as the twenty-fourth state in the United States of America.

Election of officers and board members will be held.

All are welcome to attend. Attendees do not have to be members.

May 25, 2018

Scott County Historical & Genealogy Society Meeting

The Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society held the May 19, 2018 meeting at the Riverhouse Winery in Scott City, MO.
Dr. Adam Criblez, Ph.D., Director of Center for Regional History, SEMO University, Cape Girardeau, MO gave a presentation of the history of the Thebes, Illinois Courthouse. Everyone enjoyed this history of the courthouse.

Dr. Frank Nickell welcoming guests and members


Dr. Adam Criblez, Ph.D., Director of Center for Regional History
SEMO University, Cape Girardeau, MO
giving presentation on history of Thebes, Illinois Courthouse




May 4, 2018

Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society Meeting

The Scott County Historical & Genealogy Society will meet Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the RiverHouse Winery, 11500 St. Hwy N, Scott City, MO at 11:30 a.m.
Dr. Adam Criblez, Ph.D., Director of Center for Regional History, SEMO University, Cape Girardeau, MO will be the speaker. He will be giving a presentation on "The Thebes Illinois Courthouse."
Everyone welcome. Bring a friend and enjoy the view of the Mississippi River.

Scott County Historical & Genealogy Society Meeting

The Scott County Historical & Genealogy Society met Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Riverside Regional Library, 44 N. Winchester St., Benton, MO.
Mr. John C. Fisher spoke on "The 1939 Missouri Bootheel Sharecroppers Strike."
Entire families, including women and children, set up camp along the highways in the frigid and harsh winter weather, sleeping in tattered tents or in the backs of wagon.

Mr. John C. Fisher








20 Guests and members attended this meeting