ACHS - The Adair Historian
This is a list
of articles published in the The Adair
Historian published by the Adair
County Historical Society beginning in 1998 through 2009. The
article titles are listed in chronological order by date
printed. One can use a browser’s search feature to check for
particular names or words.
Obtain Hard Copies: The ACHS will send up to three articles from
this index for a $10.00 minimum charge plus $3.00 each
thereafter. Send your request including the article names, and
where they are located including the year, season,
volume and page number plus a check made payable
to the Adair County Historical Society at 211 South Elson,
Kirksville, MO 63501. The request must include a self-addressed
envelope (legal sized) with enough postage to cover the return
mailing by first class (up to 4 pages = 1 oz. postage, 5-9 pages
= 2 oz. and 10-15 pages = 3 oz.).
also view all volumes of The Adair
Historian at the Society’s museum and
library at the above address and make copies for twenty-five
cents a page. Regular visiting hours are 1 - 4 p.m. Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday. Call 660-665-6502 if you have questions.
Four historical markers have been
placed on the Adair County Square.
The historical markers are paid for through donations to the
Adair County Historical Society.
Searching your Family History
County - The Early Years
Novinger Renewal has been considering making a reprint of it's
2001 history book -
Novinger (Adair County), Missouri
The People, The Town and The Surrounding Communities
* 768 pages * hardbound * 134
biographies * coal mines * railroads * history of all
place-names in county west of the Chariton River * businesses *
complete 76 page all-name index * 17 maps * 669 photos and much
2001 history books will be
available after June 1 at the cost of $55 (note change in
price). Arrangements can be made to pick up books in Novinger or
Kirksville locations by calling 660-488-5280. To request a copy
by mail send the $55 payment, along with shipping costs of book
rate ($5.25) OR priority mail ($10.95), to Novinger Renewal,
15892 State Highway 6, Novinger, MO 63559. Gary's email address
The index for the book can be
It is a large document and may take a little while to open.
Click for details
of previous years events
ARCHITECTURAL/HISTORICAL SURVEY OF DOWNTOWN