St. Louis County Historical Society

Find St. Louis County Missouri historical societies. Historical societies provide information on the history and culture of specific area, through the use of museum and library art exhibits and programs.


Kirkwood Missouri Historical Society 302 West Argonne Drive Kirkwood MO 63122 4.5 miles from St. Louis County 314-965-5151


Clayton Missouri Historical Society 2 Mark Twain Circle Clayton MO 63105 5.5 miles from St. Louis County 314-226-9893

Overland Historical Society 9711 Lackland Road Overland MO 63114 5.7 miles from St. Louis County 314-426-7027

Webster Groves Historical Society 1155 South Rock Hill Road Webster Groves MO 63119 6.3 miles from St. Louis County 314-968-1776

St. Louis Missouri Historical Society 225 South Skinker Boulevard St. Louis MO 63105 7.7 miles from St. Louis County 314-746-4500

Missouri Historical Society 5700 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis MO 63112 8.6 miles from St. Louis County 314-454-3172

Fenton Missouri Historical Society 1 Church Street Fenton MO 63026 8.8 miles from St. Louis County 636-326-0808

Affton Historical Society 7801 Genesta Street St. Louis MO 63123 8.8 miles from St. Louis County 314-352-5654

St Charles County Historical Society 101 South Main Street St. Charles MO 63301 9.9 miles from St. Louis County 636-946-9828

Carondelet Historical Society 6303 Michigan Avenue St. Louis MO 63111 12.0 miles from St. Louis County 314-481-6303

Arnold Historical Society 1838 Old Lemay Ferry Road Arnold MO 63010 14.7 miles from St. Louis County 636-282-2828

Arnold Missouri Historical Society 1723 Jeffco Boulevard Arnold MO 63010 15.0 miles from St. Louis County 636-282-2828

Kimmswick Historical Society 6000 3rd Street Imperial MO 63052 19.4 miles from St. Louis County 636-464-8687

Cahokia Mounds Historical Society 30 Ramey Drive Collinsville IL 62234 20.9 miles from St. Louis County 618-344-9221

Lewis & Clark State Historical Society 1 Lewis and Clark Trail Hartford IL 62048 21.6 miles from St. Louis County 618-251-5811

Peterstown Historical Society 275 North Main Street Waterloo IL 62298 26.1 miles from St. Louis County 618-939-4222

St Clair County Illinois Historical Society 701 East Washington Street Belleville IL 62220 26.9 miles from St. Louis County 618-234-0600

St Clair County Historical Society 602 Fulton Street Belleville IL 62220 26.9 miles from St. Louis County 618-277-8120

O'fallon Illinois Historical Society 101 West State Street O'Fallon IL 62269 29.1 miles from St. Louis County 618-624-8409

Washington MIssouri Historical Society 113 East 4th Street Washington MO 63090 31.1 miles from St. Louis County 636-239-0280

What is the National Register of Historic Places?

The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program that creates an official list of historically significant places worthy of preservation. The National Park Service manages the program.

Can a historical society tell me how much a historic item is worth?

In most cases, a Historical Society cannot provide monetary appraisals, but they can provide insight into why an item has historic value. They may also provide the names of reputable appraisers in the area.

What kinds of documents do I need to research my ancestors' history?

The local Historical Society or library may have a variety of documents and records that can help you to research your ancestors. Ship registries, immigrations files, birth and death certificates, church registries, and civil and military records can all be extremely helpful in this kind of research.