Upcoming Events

Currently at the Historium: Sports in Ozark County! Come see a variety of vintage photos, documents, memorabilia and collectibles, all relating to sports teams and individuals. Featured are the Gainesville Gunner, Louie Joe Scott, Doin "Fig" Newton, and other notables. This event will be on display through March 28. Hours of operation for the Historium are 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Coming soon! Author Terri Sigafus will host a book reading and signing for young children on Saturday morning, April 5. Terri and her husband, Chad, are also accomplished musicians and will perform, as well. Kids, bring your parents at 10:00 a.m. for a fun morning of stories and music!

Ruby Robins Read about the woman who has made all of the information on this website available.

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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