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                               "OVER 8,000 TOOLS IN OUR TOOL ROOM"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ;   &a mp;a mp;a mp;a mp;a mp;a mp;a mp;n bsp;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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 We had:

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

Come visit YOUR museum and research your family genealogy or just enjoy an AMAZING tour!




CONGRATS!....To our Rod Woods; valued  Museum Board member, who earned      a VOLUNTEER AWARD at the Belleville Chamber and Main Street Awards Night, Monday; Feb. 16th, at the After Five in downtown Belleville.


Rod has been Chamber President for many years, & decided to enjoy being Vice President now.                                                          Congratulations!


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!


 SUNDAYS!!!  We ARE     Open Sundays through November!...Hours from:  1:30pm to 4:30pm.

Come tour your Republic County Historical Society Museum, or enjoy researching your family history, and see our NUMEROUS fabulous historic photos from Republic County.  


Thank you for

coming to the museum's
Soup Supper-
in late January 2015!
         We had a
   wonderful turnout;
  thanks to our
  wonderful community.



      HOPE to see YOU:

     November 2, 2015 / Monday

  at: 5:30pm for our next meeting

of: the Republic County Historical

     Society MUSEUM! 

       You are  welcome to join us!


 TYPICALLY...Meetings are held:

the first Monday of the month, and... 

 NOW from April through September,

meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.

Then, during the cold months

from: October through March--

meetings begin earlier; at 5:30 p.m. at the

Republic County Historical Society Museum.



We HOPE you come see your Republic County Historical Museum!

Hours are: 1:00 through 5:00 Monday thru Friday.

Please call first-just to be sure someone is here. 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

 *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



Look for our scrumptious


DIFFERENT Month THIS year ONLY; September 27 1pm-4pm as it will be combined with our 30th Anniversary CELEBRATION That day!

Ice cream, hot dogs, tours of all on-site museum buildings, and lots of FUN...!

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  10/8/2015     

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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