Nodaway County Historical Society Museum

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Nodaway County Historical Society Museum

The Nodaway County Historical Society Museum is a museum in Maryville, Missouri telling the history of Nodaway County, Missouri, United States.

The museum contains memorabilia from county residents Dale Carnegie, Homer Croy, Smiley Burnette, Lynne Overman, Sarah Caldwell, Alma Nash, Horace A. "Jimmy" Jones and Albert P. Morehouse.

It has one of the biggest collections of horse racing memorabilia from Calumet Farm and Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing Citation (horse) because of trainer Jimmy Jones.

The museum acquired the Caleb Burns House in 1977.[1]:2-3, 10

Stairway of the Stars[edit]

Each year the museum inducts somebody with historic connections to the county. Many of those inducted have memorabilia in the museum. These include (ordered by date of induction oldest to newest):


  1. ^ Thomas W. Carneal ad James M. Denny (January 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Caleb Burns House" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2017-01-01. (includes 11 photographs from 1979)
  2. ^ League, The Broadway. "Alma Nash – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB".
  3. ^ "Dunn, Byron A. (Byron Archibald), 1842-1926 - The Online Books Page".
  4. ^ "Hamline E. Robinson Authorof "History of Nodaway County" Nodaway County Historical Society Stairway to the Stars Maryville Missouri".
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  6. ^ "Full text of "The history of Nodaway county, Missouri, containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc., biographical sketches of its citizens"".
  7. ^ Conard, Howard Louis (1 January 1901). "Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference". Southern history Company, Haldeman, Conard & Company, proprietors – via Google Books.
  8. ^ "Charles Bellows July 16, 1932 - on".
  9. ^ "Bonanza: Panama Canal Zone Up for Sale". The New York Times. 18 November 1995.
  10. ^ "Lester Swaney - 2012-03-25".
  11. ^ Stover, John F. (1 March 1970). "My Life with History: An Autobiography by John D. Hicks" – via
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  13. ^ "Frank Felton inducted into Hereford Hall of Fame".
  14. ^ "American Public Power Association - Robert Partridge, former head of NRECA, is dead".
  15. ^ writer, JENNIFER DITLEVSON HAGLUND Staff. "Maryville peony business grows with informal partnership".
  16. ^ "Truman Library - Edward V. Condon Papers".
  17. ^ "Obituary - Imogene H. Williams - Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home".
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Coordinates: 40°20′47″N 94°52′40″W / 40.3464°N 94.8779°W / 40.3464; -94.8779