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Located at 300 E Locust St in Union, Missouri


Hours are 12-4 on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays and 2nd and 4th Saturdays each month or by appointment. We do private time for groups, organizations, and large families.

We are always looking for volunteers to assist at the museum and new Society members.

Meeting 3rd Sunday 2pm at 300 E Locust. Will move up a week if 3rd Sunday is a holiday. Come and see if you would be interested in joining. 


Check out our events page to see what we have going on this year. More events will be added as the year goes on.

We are also still raising funds for the Saving Our Roots campaign to make this building our forever home. If you can help, please send your donations to Franklin County Historical Society, PO Box 293, Union MO 63084. 

Click Here to Order the Ebook

This is a digital version of the out of print 1977 book Historic Sites in Franklin County Missouri by Malcolm C Drummond. The Franklin County Historical Society holds the copyright.
When you checkout you will be redirected to a private link requiring a password. That is on the bottom of the checkout page. Issues?
Email us at:
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1913 Berger Train Wreck

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1940 St Clair Elementry

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Esaias Blumer of Berger

Articles of Interest

We want to preserve our local history. We are always interested in discussing Franklin County memorabilia, antiques. If you have documents or photos you would like preserved and shared, please email us at


Got a history class or scout group wanting to learn more about local history? Contact us for a private showing and presentation at the museum.

Have questions about something in particular regarding County History, be it a family name, a building inquiry, or past event? Shoot us an email or ask on our Facebook page.


We host an annual history fair in October each year where 20+ vendors share knowledge, teach a skill, or show off their antique fire trucks. To be a part of this event, please email us or call 636.583.3247

Monthly Meetings are held the third Sunday of each month at 2pm and generally run 60 minutes. We are lining up exciting new speakers to start about 2:30pm. We always welcome guests and new members.

Grand Opening - First Year in Building
Christmas Ornament - 2022
Available for Purchase at Museum

Genealogy Classes Online

Genealogy 101: Family History Begins With You, A Beginner Genealogy Class
$20.00 - Click to purchase

Genealogy 201: The Next Step in Genealogy Research - Coming Soon
$20.00 Members
$22.00 Non-Members


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Call Us:


300 E Locust St

Union MO 63084

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