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RICH...in History: We have many TOWNSHIP PLATES For Sale; unique TO Republic County!

They include names of people who HOMESTEADED in the county and they're VERY reasonably  priced.



The museum's WEEKDAY Hours are currently:

12:30pm to 4:30pm - Monday-Friday.

*Sunday Hours will resume again in April 2016.  Hope to see YOU soon.





 We had:

the Museum's GRAND 30th Anniversary Party - Sept. 27th, and thanks to YOU - it was a supreme day!


Thank you dedicated museum volunteer Don Danielson for tirelessly scooping Ice Cream during our fabulous Ice Cream Social---July 13, 2014.


(Courtland Mayor Tim Garman-far left, and Scandia Mayor Gary Cline enjoy visiting with museum volunteers Tom Grover and Bob Trecek in museum's main gallery at the Ice Cream Social; July 2014.)  Delicious pies below enhanced the treats!

THANK YOU!...for supporting your historical museum, and helping us serve up a  WONDERFUL Soup Supper Sunday; Jan. 24th.

   We sure appreciate our wonderful community in
supporting this event; which featured 16 different homemade soups!  We had a great time, and hope you did too!



   Come JOIN us at our

N E X T meeting of the

Republic County Historical Society Museum:

Monday, March 7th, 2016 at: 5:30pm. 

LEARN what's happening, 

share tasty snacks and GREAT fellowship!

Hope to see YOU! 




Thanks to our

Republic County second-graders

and community - for an exciting

"Gingerbread Enchanted

Christmas!" IF you missed it,

plan for November-December 2016.



 Monthly Museum Meetings are held:

*the first Monday of the month. So, 

from October through March,        

meetings are held at: 5:30pm,

at the Republic County Historical

  Society Museum.


During the warmer months--

(from April through September,)

meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.




We HOPE you come see your Republic County Historical Museum!

Hours are: 1:00 through 5:00 Monday thru FridayWINTER Hours are now: 12:30pm-4:30pm.

Please call first-just to be sure someone is here, if traveling a longer distance. Thanks!

                           Book Store

Research Resources

Membership Form

Old Books for Sale

Pictures of Republic County


Kansas State Historical Society

I.O. Savage "History of Republic County, Kansas

Republic County

Republic County Newspapers

William G. Cutler?s "History of the State of Kansas "

Find A Grave

615 28th Street

W. US Hwy 36

Belleville,  KS 66935
  Phone: 785-527-5971  



Museum Hours:
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
*Monday through Friday. WINTER Hours are now: 12:30pm-4:30pm.

 *Saturday by appointments


1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
April thru November.

Closed on major holidays

Admission Fees: 
Adults: $3.00
Children 10- 16: $1.00

Children under 10 free.
-Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
Group Rates - 12 or more adults:

Adults - 17 and up: $2.00

Individual: $10.00
       Family: $15.00
    Business: $25.00





A Constant Flow of Supporters at the Museum's previous "Ice Cream Social" in 2014.  Thank you to: our WONDERFUL community for your support!

Hope to see you at the


 We value our members and volunteers.
Think about becoming one!  


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Updated  1/14/2016     

The Republic County Historical Society is a tax exempt organization, section 510 (C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax deductible.
We are supported by membership dues, bequeaths and donations.

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County Historical Society Museum.






        We Appreciate     

          our Veterans! 

Have you seen our wall with 

the names of Republic County   

World War II Veterans...

 If someone you know is 

    not included,

then please let us know and

we will add their name!



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