Upcoming Events

This exhibit will remain in place through the end of October. Come and see some fine examples of the work of this mother-daughter team. The exhibit at the Historium is free and open to everyone, during regular hours of operation, 10-2, Monday through Friday.
Oct. 15: Next OCGHS meeting at 10:00 a.m. -- and we have a special program planned! April and Rex Legler, from Bloomington, Ind., and members of DAR and SAR, will talk about finding and proving your American Revolutionary War ancestors. This meeting is free and open to everyone, members of our society or not.
BIG LUNA REUNION IS COMING UP! On Oct. 15-17, 2015, the Historium will host the first Ozark County Luna family reunion. Events are planned for all 3 days, beginning with April and Rex Legler's program (see above) on Thursday morning. At 1:00, Rebecca Renteria will speak about Patrick and allied families. Tours of sites of interest and cookout at Smith Chapel Cemetey will be on Friday, and the grand reunion itself will take place at GHS on Saturday. For more info, contact Mary Sparks at m.msparks@yahoo.com

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Ozark County Historium

Our mission is to collect, preserve and celebrate the unique history and heritage of Ozark County, Missouri.

Our home is a renovated general merchandise store building located on the west side of the square in the county seat of Gainesville. Purchased with generous donations of supporters of the OCGHS in 2010, the 1920s-era building now houses a well-stocked genealogy library and provides a friendly, cheerful place for ever-changing events and exhibits in keeping with our mission.

Our organization, founded in 1986, offers membership to anyone with an interest in Ozark County, whether by birth or adoption. Meetings are held quarterly, and those who pay dues receive a subscription to the popular newsletter The Old Mill Run.


Here is a sample of the Old Mill Newsletter of which a subscription is included in your Membership to the OCGHS - join us today and read about yesterday.

© 2014 Ozark County Historium

Photographs: The images you will find on this website are the property of the Ozark County Genealogical and Historical Society. We ask that you refrain from copying them from our site. However, if you wish to purchase a copy, either digital or print, of a photograph, many of them are available.

Please contact us via email for information on individual images.


Email: ozarkco1@ozarkcountyhistory.org

(417) 679-2400 • P.O. Box 4, Gainesville,MO 65655


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