The Belton Historical Society
P.O Box 1144 | Belton, MO 64012 | 816-322-3977

The online feed for the Society's newsletters, announcements, and stories

2018 Ice Cream Social

Posted by Jason W on Thursday, 12 July 2018 at 11:06 AM

Mark Your Calendar! JULY 22, 2018 Doors open at 2:00 pm (note time change) Call to reserve your seat! 816-322-3977 A MUSICAL AFT…

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July 2018: Newsletter 3 Volume XXXVIII

Posted by Jason W on Thursday, 12 July 2018 at 11:00 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell Politics 2 We recently returned from a trip to New Jersey for a family wedding. One free day …

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April 2018: Newsletter 2 Volume XXXVIII

Posted by Jason W on Sunday, 01 April 2018 at 1:00 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell Things are changing on Main Street in Belton! When Pam and I moved back to Belton 4 years ago …

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January 2018: Newsletter 1 Volume XXXVIII

Posted by Jason W on Monday, 01 January 2018 at 1:00 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukah or Happy Kwanzaa or Kul 'am wa enta bi-…

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October 2017: Newsletter 4 Volume XXXVII

Posted by Jason W on Tuesday, 31 October 2017 at 7:24 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell FAMILY One advantage of membership in the Belton Historical Society is membership in a larger…

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July 2017: Newsletter 3 Volume XXXVII

Posted by Jason W on Saturday, 08 July 2017 at 1:50 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell POLITICS   Breaking with the adage “never discuss religion or politics in public”, I’…

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April 2017: Newsletter 2 Volume XXXVII

Posted by Jason W on Sunday, 23 April 2017 at 1:40 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell   Did Your Ancestors Have Slaves?   Did your ancestors have slaves? Why do you see so ma…

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January 2017: Newsletter 1 Volume XXXVII

Posted by Jason W on Friday, 06 January 2017 at 11:30 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell Merry Christmas!   Over the years, it has been deemed ‘politically incorrect’ to wish f…

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October 2016: Newsletter 4 Volume XXXVI

Posted by Jason W on Saturday, 01 October 2016 at 2:00 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell   As you know, the Belton Historical Society is not the only non-profit organization in Belt…

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Historic Log Cabin Holds More History than First Realized

Posted by Jason W on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 at 12:00 PM

Log Cabin Will Find New Home in Belton’s Memorial Park By Laurie Bassett-Edmonds The Civil War brought unprecedented violence and t…

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July 2016: Newsletter 3 Volume XXXVI

Posted by Jason W on Saturday, 02 July 2016 at 2:00 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell   I am a chemical engineer who never expected to embrace history. History classes at Belton …

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April 2016: Newsletter 2 Volume XXXVI

Posted by Jason W on Friday, 01 April 2016 at 2:00 AM

Welcome to the 20th Century!  That's right, the Belton Museum is the updating to 1990's technology - computerizing our acquisition pro…

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New Leadership for 2016

Posted by Jason W on Thursday, 21 January 2016 at 1:00 AM

The following article was printed in the North Cass Herald newspaper on January 21:   The new officers and Board of Directors of the…

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January 2016: Newsletter 1 Volume XXXVI

Posted by Jason W on Friday, 01 January 2016 at 1:00 AM

      Happy New Year!  This is not only the first newsletter of the year, but the first article by the new president of the Socie…

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October 2015: Newsletter 4 Volume XXXV

Posted by Jason W on Sunday, 01 November 2015 at 1:00 AM

Hello everyone out there! You might say this letter is my Swan Song; your next newsletter will be from a new President. I want all you…

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July 2015: Newsletter 3 Volume XXXV

Posted by Jason W on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 at 2:00 AM

Hi to everyone out there
     As I write this note to all of you, Summer has settled in.  Hot and Humid!  Oh well, I am not …

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April 2015: Newsletter 2 Volume XXXV

Posted by Jason W on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 at 1:00 AM

BELTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC. P. O. Box 1144, Belton, MO 64012 816-331-1905 www.beltonhistoricalsociety.org   Newsletter 2 Volu…

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January 2015: Newsletter 1 Volume XXXV

Posted by Jason W on Friday, 02 January 2015 at 1:00 AM

A Happy New Year to all of you! 2014 was a good year here at the museum, and I am looking forward to an even better 2015. I would lik…

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