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CAMDEN COUNTY

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

& MUSEUM

Located in Linn Creek at Lake of the Ozarks, Mo

Open
Monday – Friday
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Please know that all our staff are volunteers.
If we happen to not be open during regular hours it is because a volunteer was not available.

Our museum is perfect for self guided tours.
We also offer group tours by appointment.
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CHILDREN’S HISTORY CAMP

Tuesdays Beginning July 11th
For Six Tuesdays

10am-2pm
For kids 9 to 15 years of age
FREE Camp
Bring a Sack Lunch

Camps Include:
Louis & Clark & Osage Indians
Beginnings of Camden County
Civil War in Missouri
Building of Ha Ha Tonka
Building of the Dam
1950-Present Day

Contact the Museum for your children’s reservations.


Next Event

July 14th and 15th

Swap Meet
9:00am – 4:00pm
at the
Camden County Museum in Linn Creek
Many vendors with a variety of items.
Admission is free. Lunch available for donation.
For information or booth availability call 573-346-7191


July 22nd

Ice Cream Social
&
Classic Car Cruise-In
6:00pm -8:30pm
Cruise in with your special car or just come and enjoy lots of classic cars while cooling off with some ice cream and homemade desserts. 
Admission is free. Ice Cream and desserts available for donation.
For more information call the museum, 573-346-7191

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Next Play

July 21st

Young People’s Theater Performance

“The Snow Queen”
by Patricia Barry Rumble

The summer production from the Young Museum Players.
This mesmerizing adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic. Glimmering in a land of ice and snow, this wintery tale follows two young friends, Gerda and Kai, whose friendship is torn apart when Kai’s heart is pierced by a sliver of the Snow Queen’s evil mirror. Totally bewitched, Kai follows the heartless Queen to her Ice Palace. There, he is doomed to spend eternity in a world devoid of human love and kindness. Only the enduring love of young Gerda can save him! But first, she must venture out into a world filled with danger.

Doors open at 5:00pm
Dinner at 5:30pm,
Play at 7:00pm

Buffet style dinner
Seating is limited so reservations are suggested.
(Not part of Season ticket package)
Call 573-346-7191 ext 8 for reservations

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CCHS Membership Meeting

July 17th, 2017

Speaker – Representative from CADV 
Subject –  Violence against Children


Dinner at 5:30 – Speaker at 6:00


2017 Quilt Drawing

“Log Cabin
in the
Woods”

$1 per chance  
or 6 for $5.

Drawing will be at 
Apple Butter Days
Oct. 21st, 2017
Please contact the museum for tickets, or at any of our events.

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2018 Re-Enactment of Monday’s Hollow

WITNESS THE BATTLE!

On June 9th & 10th, 2018, the Camden County Museum and Collins Artillery Battery B will co-host a Maximum Effort Re-enactment of the Battle of Monday’s Hollow (the only Civil War battle fought in Camden County).  The event will take place on the Missouri Trapshooter Association grounds on A road in Linn Creek, Mo.

During the Civil War villages and towns gave financial “bounties” to their militias, usually in the form of salt peter and shot for ammunition.   We are hoping that your business and others in the area will put up this bounty to help one of the participating cavalry, artillery or infantry units.  Your donation of $10.00, together with bounties from other businesses, will be recognized by public notices at the event showing the business that sponsor each unit.

Maximum Effort Re-enactments will usually bring in 500-600 re-enactors from Missouri and surrounding states, and we are expecting thousands of spectators.  We are seeking modest financial support from area business to help defray the expenses of the Re-enactors.

Re-enactors donate their travel expenses and their time in order to bring to the public authentic re-enactments of Civil War battles.  One expense they need help with is the cost of ammunition.

If you agree to put up a bounty, we will place it in a special escrow account at Central Bank in Camdenton.  Your $10.00 bounty will give you notice at the event site as a sponsor of a particular military unit, a very special poster (delivered in May of 2018) stating that your business is a proud sponsor of this event, and your business publicly thanked in a full page ad the day following the event.

We are a non-for-profit and not tax supported.  Your help would be greatly appreciated.  Please contact Valerie Thomas at 573-692-3350 with any questions.

To donate to the 2018 Re-Enactment please use donate button below.  

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