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21 May 2012

Our Purpose


our purpose



Membership is open to anyone with an interest in preserving the history of Chariton County, Missouri. Since its conception in 1956, the Society has strived to preserve the history of Chariton County through its collection of artifacts, photographs, documents, and other memorabilia. 

The success of the Society depends on the generosity of individuals and businesses who support our efforts with their donations and membership dues.  We encourage you to join with us in this endeavor by initiating your membership in the Chariton County Historical Society.



Membership Information

Membership is $15 annually.

Membership bevefits include:

  • Quarterly newsletter
  • 10% discount on books and gifts
  • Satisfaction of knowing you are helping to preserve history!

You can easily become a member of the Chariton County Historical Society by using our Membership Application below (requires Adobe Reader to view):



Donation Information

Any and all donations are welcome, and are always greatly appreciated!

Please send your tax-exempt contribution to the address below, or use our convenient Donation Form below (requires Adobe Reader to view):



Mail your donation to:

Chariton County Historical Society
115 E Second St.
P.O. Box 114
Salisbury, MO  65281


Find information on graves in our Cemetery Section!

GO TO Cemeteries!

CCHS Library

Find what you are looking for in the Jordan R. Bentley Genealogy Library!

GO TO Library!

Donations Welcome!

We are a non-profit 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.  The operation of the museum, and continued collection and preservation of the historic artifacts relies upon membership dues, financial gifts, fund-raisers, bookstore sales, and grants.  All donations are tax deductible, and are greatly appreciated.  Click below to donate.

Donations may be sent to Chariton County Historical Society at 115 E Second St., Salisbury, MO 65281. We appreciate your support of the Chariton County Historical Society & Museum.