Upcoming Events

Historium Happenings for Nov-Dec 2014: Quilts by Sue Fuge. This diverse collection of 38 handmade quilts by Mansfield quilter, Sue Fuge, has filled the Historium with beautiful color and pattern! Featuring many techniques, including detailed piecing, applique and all sorts of embellishment, Sue's quilts will delight quilt experts and novices alike. Sue, who grew up in Ava, is a realtor by day and an avid quilter at any other time. She particularly enjoys creating memory quilts for others; many of these gifts she had to "borrow back" for this exhibit. Sue's quilts can be seen (at no charge) during regular Historium hours of 10-2, Monday through Friday. The Historium will be closed on Nov. 27-28 and the week of Christmas.
December 6: The Historium will participate in The Wonders of Christmas on Saturday afternoon, December 6, when the community celebrates the season with a parade, contests and other events. Immediately after the Christmas parade, which begins at 2:00 p.m., groups from local churches will sing selections from their Christmas cantatas in our facility. Come join us for sounds of the season! This is free and open to everyone.

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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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