Keeping Ozarks History Alive Since 1961

Probate Records

Probate Records at WRVHS

Researchers who visit the WRVHS will soon be able to access the County’s Probate archives, currently available only at the Circuit Clerk’s office. More…

Workshop

‘Oral History’ Workshop

Jeff D. Corrigan from the State Historical Society of Missouri will present a workshop on oral histories at the White River Valley Historical Society on Monday, May 19th.  More…

Forsyth Film

Program Draws Large Crowd

A record crowd turned out to view recently-discovered vintage film footage of ‘Old Forsyth’ at the White River Valley Historical Society in Forsyth. More…


The upper White River Valley has a rich heritage. From Native American hunters to settlers making their homes in the wilderness, the region has grown throughout the decades, despite the hardships of the Civil War and subsequent era of lawlessness.

In order to help preserve and communicate that heritage of the past to the present and beyond, the White River Valley Historical Society was founded.

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