We are a unique hybrid, the only area history museum and art gallery of its kind.

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On Saturday, November 16th at 10:30 am the Boone County Historical Society welcomes Carli Conklin for our Meet the Author series!
Conklin will discuss "The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era" and answer questions from our audience.
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13 hours ago  ·  

We want to give a shout out to more of our sponsors at the Nov. 1 Boone County Hall of Fame Gala, honoring Buchroeders, the late Don Faurot, and Judge Ann Covington. Thank you @TheEvokeGroup, @HawthornBankMO, Cumulus Broadcasting @ColumbiaDailyTribune, Wilson & Jan Beckett, @TIGadvisors, The Menser Family, Mike & Melanie Staloch, The Wulff Family See MoreSee Less

14 hours ago  ·  

You think downtown has changed a lot in the past few years? Check out this map of the district in 1869!
My how we’ve grown!
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5 days ago  ·  

Available to Rent


This splendid home was built in 1877 and is on the National Historic Register. It is a unique location for your next bridal shower or tea. It can host small groups of up 20 in its magnificent first floor.

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Montminy Art Gallery

The gallery is a very popular rental for luncheons, cocktail receptions, sales awards meetings and small wedding receptions. Its horse-shoe shaped 2600 sq. feet features art exhibits by the region's best artists.

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Veranda and Gazebo

The covered veranda and the large, adjacent gazebo provide a vista of beautiful and historic Nifong Park with the Maplewood House peeking through the trees. A popular location for happy hour receptions and wedding receptions.

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