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Sappington-Concord Historical Society’s “home on the web!”

The organization connects people to history by;
• Honoring veterans
• Educating students
• Preserving stories, documents, artifacts, structures and landscapes

 


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Dear Friends,
Last night’s SCHS meeting (October 28) did not go as expected. We apologize for any inconvenience or disappointment. If you are willing to try again, please join us for the “Re-do” meeting on Zoom next Thursday evening, November 5.

Topic: SCHS Quarterly Meeting-redo – A Virtual Tour of Sappington-Concord.
We will be exploring the history of the Sappington-Concord area and traces of the past with a PowerPoint presentation. We recommend viewing on a computer screen rather than a smart phone so that you will be able to see the accompanying photos. This first experience with virtual programming will not be interactive.
Time: Thursday, Nov 5, 2020, 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
To join the Zoom Meeting, click the link below just before the meeting is due to start.

Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting

Meeting ID: 828 4191 5763
Passcode: 057242

Thank you for your patience!


SCHS Quarterly General Membership Meeting – October 28, 2020, at 7:00 pm
Please join us for the first virtual Quarterly Meeting of the Sappington-Concord Historical Society via Zoom on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 7:00 pm. Plan to sign in a few minutes before the program starts.
The topic is A Virtual Tour of Sappington-Concord. We will be exploring the history of the Sappington-Concord area and traces of the past with a PowerPoint presentation. We recommend viewing on a computer screen rather than a smart phone so that you will be able to see the accompanying photos. This first experience with virtual programming will not be interactive.
Please register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lfumgqD4pEtJDdPUbjwSotnoqJfy4N3ww

After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the meeting.
Thank you and we hope you will be able to join us!

Cancelations 

Canceled The History Talk for June at Friendship Village South is canceled Canceled

Canceled The talks for Sunset Hills Historical Society are cancelled Canceled

Canceled SCHS Quarterly General Membership Meeting for April 22, Wednesday is canceled Canceled

Canceled Due to the current actions being taken to help limit the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, the Wednesday April 22 SCHS Quarterly General Membership Meeting has been cancelled. Please stay home and keep yourself and others safe!
This would be an ideal time for you to write about your Sappington-Concord experiences and memories

Canceled May 25, Monday, 10:00 am – 26th Annual Memorial Day Observance Canceled

Due to the actions being taken to help limit the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, please verify that meeting will take place by visiting this website prior to the meeting. 

 

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The Sappington-Concord Historical Society…

  • Focuses on the history of the Sappington-Concord area and surrounding areas in South St. Louis County, part of the St.Louis, Missouri metropolitan region, in the USA.
  • Covers the two areas of South St. Louis County, Sappington and Concord, which occupy the central area served by the local school district, the Lindbergh Schools. The Sappington-Concord Historical Society was founded in 1992 out of an initiative of the then Superintendent of Lindbergh Schools, Dr. Jim Sandfort.
  • Is a non-profit organization funded by membership subscriptions and donations by members. It is apolitical and non-sectarian.

The Sappington-Concord Historical Society…

  • Often referred to as the Society or SCHS, is a membership-focused organization. It was not focused on a building or museum until 2017 when it was bequested a house and farm. The SCHS focuses on serving its members and the community. The membership is largely composed of people in the Sappington-Concord area, or who have some connection to the area, but the Society welcomes anyone with an interest in the Sappington-Concord area or history in general to become a member and join in the activities and programs sponsored by the Society. See the Joining page to learn more.
  • Focuses on activities for its members and the general public, sponsoring presentations on history at its membership meetings. The Society also sponsors tours, and has an annual Memorial Day ceremony. To learn more about SCHS activities and programs, go to the Events page.
  • Meets in various public spaces, since it does not have a facility of its own. Most meetings and events are at Sperreng Middle School or a local church.

The Sappington-Concord Historical Society…

  • Publishes a quarterly newsletter for its members, has a book on the Sappington-Concord area, Sappington-Concord; A History, is available in St. Louis County libraries and for purchase. It has a book on local veterans, HomeTown Heroes, which is available for purchase at the administrative offices of the Lindbergh Schools.
  • Has a small archive which is the source of temporary displays that are presented at various times and places throughout the area. It consists of photos, documents and other memorabilia. Items were contributed by area citizens and the Society continues to accept further contributions at any time.
  • Works with various institutions and organizations in the area including schools, churches, Boy Scout troops, libraries, retirement facilities, local municipalities and civic organizations. See more info.
  • Is proud of its 25 plus years of service to the people of the Sappington-Concord area and beyond.

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To learn more about SCHS, see About Us. Topics include:

  • Mission statement
  • Membership and joining
  • Governance
  • Board member listing
  • The Sappington-Concord area
  • SCHS history
  • Website
  • Website photos

To find events good for you and your friends, see the Events menu.

To join SCHS, get the printable Membership Form.

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Sappington-Concord Historical Society has a lot to offer, right now and into the future! Please tell your friends,  family and neighbors about SCHS and to come visit this website at schs.ws to get all the latest information.

Tell them also that we are on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/SappingtonConcordHistoricalSociety
We look forward to seeing you all at both places, and of course in person at some of our events and programs!

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The dinner bell and the plow, symbols of the SCHS rural and agricultural heritage.

 


 

Sappington-Concord Historical Society…

                        …join us and we’ll make history together!

Go to Joining page.