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Meetings and Events

Society Meetings are held at 6:00 PM on the Third Monday each month

Our meeting schedule is under review on guidance from the Health Department during the COVID-19 pandemic. Changes are posted here.

Regular meetings are held at Smithville American Legion Post

2607 NE 92 Hwy, Smithville, MO

We meet in the room at the far right of building.


We are moving to in Fall 2021.

September 18, 2021- Beery Brothers Film Festival. Join us for Old Time Films and Popcorn at the site of the old Rialto Theater on 117 North Bridge Street.  2:00 pm Kids Matinee features several episodes of Circus Boy with Noah Beery Jr. 4:30pm movie is Academy Award winner, The Champ, featuring Noah Berry Sr. 7:30 p.m. movie is Academy Award winner, Grand Hotel, featuring Wallace Beery.  The Beery brothers grew up in the Smithville area. Wallace ran off to the circus at age16. Noah went to work in Vaudeville. They became the most celebrated Hollywood characteractors in the 1930s. Tickets are $5 for the matinee and $10 each for other films.

October 4, 2021 - History Talk: The Original Smith's Mills Fred Barber will discuss the settlement of Humphrey Smith and his family, and the development of his mill business. 6:00 p.m. at First Christian Church.  Free for members. Open to the public.  Donations appreciated.

Visitors and new members always welcome . . .

Smithville Historical Society
Smithville, MO  |  64089