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While you wait for the next one to come to your mailbox, you might enjoy reading some of these recent posts and stories:
- Quiltmakers show the remarkable threads of timeThe names of the majority of the quilters are all gone now, but their intricate stitches, needlework, and craft have survived for generations. Like the craftswomen they were, their meticulous attention to detail, precise borders, creativity, and resourcefulness shined through in each artistically crafted patch.
- Split the rails, split the towns: how the Truesdale-Warrenton depot threatened to divide Warren CountyFor decades Warrenton and Truesdale sparred over the placement of a train depot that united only after the Civil War destroyed every depot around.
- The history of Nieburg Manufacturing Co. hitches wagons, coffins, and more to Wright CityThe Nieburg family and its long business history in Warren County included everything from caskets to wagons. They grew and shrunk with the long arc of American industry.
- See the winner of the 2023 TablescapesThis year’s Tablescapes was full of beautiful, festive displays from all around Warren County.
- Circle of Neighbors gathering at Warren Co. Historical SocietyAssociated with the Symposium on the Shared History of Germans and African Americans in Missouri that was held on September 16, 2023, this video is a Collaboration between the Deutschheim Verein and the Warren County Historical Society with partial Support from the Missouri Humanities Council, Visit Hermann and Cross-Cultural Strategies Inc.
- 150 years of ferryboats across the Mississippi and Missouri near Warren CountyBefore bridges, ferries were a vital link for Warren County residents and regional transportation. See how and where in this look back.
- Ask a genealogist: What goes into the family bibles and other church records?Family Bibles are sometimes considered official records despite their lack of “legal” standing. But because they’re primary sources often written by a person who was physically present at a life event, they are often vital records.
- 7 unique things to do in Warren County, MissouriFind free and low-cost things to do, see, and explore around Warren County, Warrenton, and Wright City, Missouri.