Missouri Music – A Bicentennial Program

The Grand River Historical Society Museum is highlighting 200 years of Missouri Music – celebrating the Bicentennial The Grand River Historical Society Museum will have a Musical program entitled “A Retrospective – 200 years of Missouri Music”.  This event will be held in the newly opened Bethel Black History Museum.  It will feature performances by Linda Steward (Dodd), Marylou Vandevender, […]

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“Together Again” To Be Shown

If you missed last Sunday’s “Together Again” Piano Duet performance by Betty Preston-Steel and Jamie Pauls, you will have an opportunity to relive the concert. The Grand River Historical Society and Museums will hold two evening performances of the concert – professionally recorded at their August 1st show. This will be the premier viewing made possible by the Chillicothe Area […]

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Grand River Historical Society Opens New Facility May 30th

The Grand River Historical Society will officially open the “Bethel Black History Museum and Ron Wilder Traditional Arts Center” on Sunday, May 30th.  The event will wrap up the museum’s celebration of Historic Preservation Month.   Museum Director Pam Clingerman says the Bethel AME Church was consecrated in 1868 – the first African Methodist Episcopal Church built north of the Missouri […]

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History Days at Museum

The Grand River Historical Society Museum will have its annual History Days, featuring the Fiber Gals.  They will be demonstrating traditional crafts, including spinning, weaving, knitting, and many other needle arts. Come into the museum and find out about Niddy Noddys, or Swifts, and if they would like to try their hand at spinning or knitting.  The Museum will be […]

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Museum To Host Veteran’s Day Tribute

The Grand River Historical Society Museum will have a Veteran’s Day tribute program, this Sunday at 2:00 pm.  the program will be presented by Mary Lou VanDeventer and Larry Vance.  Vance, a retired CHS history teacher and Museum Board Member, will provide historical presentations. Mary Lou VanDeventer with the Chillicothe Area Arts will provide a variety of patriotic songs, including […]

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