Welcome

Welcome to the Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society Web Page. The Society’s mission is to promote an understanding of the history of Scott County, Missouri, by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting that history and its relationship to the region, State, Nation and beyond to audiences of all ages and interests.

The Society has a research room in the Benton Riverside Regional Library located on U.S. Highway 61 one block north of the Scott County Courthouse.

We invite you to visit and use this resource center. It is open on Tuesday and Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and by appointment only on Wednesday and Saturday mornings. For an appointment, please email scottcomohistory@gmail.com.

Join us for one of our regular meetings. Meeting dates, times, and locations can be found here.

Please see our membership information, books for sale, research available at the library, organization information, and newsletter information. Visit our index of Cities in Scott County or links.

Also, visit Scott County, Missouri. Scott County was founded in 1821 when Missouri became a State. It was named after John Scott the first representative from the area. Benton, its county seat, was named after Thomas Hart Benton, the first senator of Missouri.

Within our County you can enjoy the General Watkins Conservation Area, the City of Chaffee and Commerce Historical Museums, and Sikeston and Miner with their Sikeston Depot Cultural Museum.
 
The Scott County Historical & Genealogy Society
 
will meet
June 17th 2014 at 7 p.m.
at the
Benton Riverside Regional Library Meeting Rm
to elect
 
Officers for the next two years
Please come out to help elect these new officers
 
If you are not interested in running that is okay, but be there to help support those that are willing to be elected.
 
 
Officers up for election are President - Vice President - Secetary - Treasurer - Corresponding Secretary
 
Changing Library Hours
 
The new hours at the Library will be
Monday-Tuesday
1-6 p.m.
Due to the President having surgery
If you are traveling and this will not work email us at scottcomohistory@gmail.com and someone will get back to you to help with the schedule.