Welcome to Barton County, Missouri
Barton County Historical Society
Barton County Court House
Lamar, Missouri 64759
The office of the Barton County Historical Society is located 'below the first floor' of the Barton County Courthouse.
The museum is open to the public Monday through Friday afternoons from 12:30 to 4:30 and houses an interesting collection of county historical items. A variety of publications are available for viewing and some publications are for sale as is microfilm of the Lamar Democrat (a weekly paper from 1883-1893).
Those submitting requests for research are asked to provide as much information as possible (full names, actual or estimated dates, and locations of events) and a SASE. Charges are assessed for copies.
Information about membership will be posted shortly.