Welcome to the Greene
County Historical Society's webpage! Based in Springfield, Missouri,
the Society was established in 1954 to foster and maintain an interest
in the history of Springfield and Greene County. Today the Society
meets this goal through programs, publications, projects, and other
The Society's webpage
is designed to give visitors more information about the Society's
work. It also serves as a tool for finding other websites with useful
information about this region's history and culture.
Unfortunately, the Society's
volunteers cannot help with reference questions. We suggest you
visit our webpage on Local
Libraries and Archives to find help with your research needs.
- Planning is underway for the Spring lunch meeting!
Save the date for our spring luncheon featuring Mark Bilyeu and Cindy Woolf (The Creek Rocks) discussing and singing Ozarks history. “Bilyeus and BBQ” will be at Christ Episcopal Church
(corner of Walnut & Kimbrough) on April 29th and catered by City Butcher Barbecue.
Reservations will be required. Details and a reservation form will be on the website the first week of April.
- Attention undergraduate and graduate students! The GCHS now offers a fellowship program to help underwrite expenses related to research projects related to the history, development, and/or care of the Missouri Ozarks. Complete details are available here.
- Now's the time to join the Greene County Historical Society! The 2017 membership form is available online. Membership dues for 2017 are only $5.00 per household.
Please take this opportunity to join us in preserving our region's
- You can now follow the Greene County Historical Society on these social media sites!