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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Genealogical Society releases new book

  • After much research and writing, the Phelps County Genealogical Society has released its latest publication, "Phelps County, Missouri Heritage, Volume III."
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  • After much research and writing, the Phelps County Genealogical Society has released its latest publication, "Phelps County, Missouri Heritage, Volume III."
    This new book features a historical timeline of Phelps County from the 1880s through today. The book includes hundreds of never-before-published photos and numerous histories of county families.
    The 184-page volume is bound in a leatherette cover with gold-foil stamping on the cover and spine.
    Books are available through the Phelps County Genealogical Society for $65. Proceeds will go toward preserving local history for future generations to enjoy.
    People interested in purchasing a book on Dec. 10 or Dec. 17 at the research room at the Old Phelps County Courthouse can do so between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
    The genealogical society will have no business meeting in December. The research room will be closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. The research room will be open regular hours starting Jan. 7, 2014.
    For more information about the book, contact the Phelps County Genealogical Society at 573-265-8292
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