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Our Mission Statement

The purpose of this society shall be to bring together those people interested in history, and the history of Clay County, Kansas. The society's major function will be to discover and collect any material which may help to establish or illustrate the history of the area.


Downtown Walk

We will be hosting a Downtown Walk in Clay Center again this year. The date will be Saturday, October 12, 2024. More details will be announced as we get closer to the date.

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Our Timeline Project

We are in the process of creating a county timeline! Click on the picture to go take a look. Be sure to leave a suggestion on important events you think should be added while you're there.

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New Stories

The staff of the Clay County Museum are hard at work researching. Come learn how our small county connects to the world. Also, feel free to let us know what you want to know more about!



The Clay County Museum relies on the help of volunteers to handle our ever-growing collection. Click on the picture to see a few of the projects we need help with.

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Become a member of the Clay County Historical Society for only $15 a year! Contact us today to learn how to become a member. Your support allows us to preserve the past, present, and future of our home.

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Your Memories

We'd love to hear about your memories of Clay County. Click on the picture and share with us what you remember.

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