1965 Centennial Time Capsule Opened!

1965 Centennial Time Capsule Opened!

Thank you all for your patience! We want to apologize for whisking away the capsule so quickly at the Pufferbilly Days Opening Ceremony, but we were really worried about the rain! It turns out there are more than FOUR HUNDRED items in the capsule, much of which are...
Secrets Essay Contest Adult Category

Secrets Essay Contest Adult Category

As promised, here are the adult winners from our “Secrets: The mysteries behind unidentified photography” essay contest! 1st Place Adult Category Anthony Olson New Roads “Hey it’s a car, not a Kraut tank! Show some love, Herb!” He looked at the car. It was...

Secrets Essay Contest Youth Category

As promised, here are the youth winners from our “Secrets: The mysteries behind unidentified photography” essay contest! 1st Place Youth Category Taylor Roberts I never really expected raising a one-year-old in the middle of winter in Missouri would be so...

Secrets Essay Contest Winners Announced!

The results have finally come in for our “Secrets: The mysteries behind unidentified photography” essay contest! Due to some different things happening at the museum and to the large quantity of submissions we received it took us a bit longer than we...

21st Annual Quilt Show Success!

The Boone County Historical Society held its 21st Annual Quilt Show during Pufferbilly Days in September. Visitors enjoyed a beautiful array of quilts and other quilted items, healing as well a huge quilters’ rummage sale, buy viagra door prizes, baked goods,...

Wine & Canvas: Downtown Edition

We had another wonderful Wine & Canvas event this past week in which we featured downtown Boone. Our events include a mini (fun!) history lesson and art instruction. We have also been featuring local wines from Snus Hill Winery!  Participants viewed several...

Our first Wine & Canvas!

We had a wonderful turn out for our first Wine & Canvas event on Friday evening. Participants enjoyed wine from local vineyard, Snus Hill, while socializing and receiving step-by-step instruction in creating a masterpiece. The painting, and mini-history lesson,...