Last updated: 3/12/2015
Concordia Area Heritage Society
Concordia, Missouri
Address
802 S. Gordon Street
Concordia, MO 64020
phone: 660-463-2105
e-mail: concordiamuseum@yahoo.com
Admissions
Free
Staff
Melba Boeschen, Concordia Area Heritage Society member
phone: 660-463-7608
Deanna Rehmsmeyer, Concordia Area Heritage Society member
phone: 660-463-2414
Virginia Schnakenberg, Concordia Area Heritage Society member
phone: 660-463-7702
Don Dittmer, President of Concordia Area Heritage Society
phone: 660-463-7003
Paul Wobus, Concordia Area Heritage Society member
phone: 660-463-7505
Louise Wobus, Vice-President Concordia Area Heritage Society
Patty Dionne, Secretary Concordia Area Heritage Society
phone: 660-463-1493
Mildred Flandermeyer, Concordia Area Heritage Society member
phone: 660-463-7385
Description

In the 1800's the Concordia area was settled by German immigrants to better their lives.  We hope to preserve this knowledge by providing educational opprotunties that enhance the area's understanding and appreciation of its roots and background.

History

In 1984 The Concordia Area Heritage Society was formed. Goal being to endorse and encourage the creation, collection, preservation and promotion of the material cultural and social heritage of our area.

Artifact Collections
  • Family articles from their ancentors basckground. Local businesses, professional persons, history of local schools and surrounding rural communities. Vintage photographs, clothing, textiles, homemaking items and farming implements.
  • Research Collections
  • Family and Church histories. Noted evangilist, Kathryn Kuhlman, a Concordia native, has extensive material donated by the Kathryn Kuhlman Foundation. Plubic school information 1909-1953.
  • Educational Programs

    • Demostrations on uses of rug weaving, antique appraisals, antique musical instruments and military memorbilia. Fee amount, contact Concordia Area Heritage Society member.
    Governance

    Concordia Area Heritage Society

    Library

    Access: General Public, Students, Scholars

    Appointment required: No

    Publications

    Published brochures, calendars and books available at museum.

  • Concordia, Missouri a Centennial History
  • Preserving our Heritage a pictorial review
  • Discover the History brochure
  • 2007 Old Rural School Calendar
  • ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

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