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

Newsletters

Created on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 at 11:00 AM

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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October 2018: Newsletter 4 Volume XXXVIII

Posted by Jason W on Monday, 01 October 2018 at 11:00 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell “Don’t Wait for the Draft – Volunteer!” This invitation from the US government was a …

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January 2019: Newsletter 1 Volume XXXIX

Posted by Jason W on Tuesday, 01 January 2019 at 11:00 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell MIGRATION We apologize for the late newsletter.  We took a vacation in Snoqualmie, Washingto…

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April 2019: Newsletter 2 Volume XXXIX

Posted by Jason W on Monday, 01 April 2019 at 11:00 AM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell THE SKY IS FALLING For those of you who have visited downtown Belton recently you’ve notice…

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July 2019: Newsletter 3 Volume XXXIX

Posted by Jason W on Monday, 01 July 2019 at 1:25 PM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY First, the good news. The Museum is open! In late April a contr…

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October 2019: Newsletter 4 Volume XXXIX

Posted by Jason W on Tuesday, 01 October 2019 at 3:04 PM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell IMPEACHMENT Prior to September 24 I was planning on writing about Carry Nation’s impact on …

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January 2020: Newsletter 1 Volume XL

Posted by Jason W on Wednesday, 01 January 2020 at 3:14 PM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell 2019-2020 Surprise!  I’m still president of the Society, entering my 5th year.  I seem to…

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April 2020: Newsletter 2 Volume XL

Posted by Jason W on Wednesday, 01 April 2020 at 3:24 PM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell PANDEMIC First, I hope and pray that all of you are healthy, in a safe place, and doing your …

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July 2020: Newsletter 3 Volume XL

Posted by Jason W on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 at 11:20 PM

A Letter From Our President Rob Powell CHERNOBYL and COVID-19 When I took this job almost 5 years ago I told you that I am not much …

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