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Located in the heart of Callaway County, Beautiful Downtown "Fulton, Missouri"
Hours of Operation: Tuesday through Friday 10 am to 4 pm and on the third Saturday of the month from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society
513 Court Street
P.O. Box 6073

Fulton, MO 65251-6073
Phone: (573)-642-0570


The Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society continues to be the repository to archive the history of Callaway County. The cost of utilities and supplies to provide these services continually increase. Membership dues provide most of the funding for the Society and without your continued support, we could not continue to be open four days per week and free to the public. We want you to know how much your continued support of the Historical Society is appreciated.







The Kingdom of Callaway Flag


Be it resolved by the County Court of Callaway County, Missouri that a flag having a royal purple background, emblematic of the royalty of the county; bearing two blue bars representing the battles of Moore's Mill and Overton's Run; having its' center on a white background an outline of this county over which there is a golden crown; indicating that this is a kingdom; over which there are five jewels representing the five major rivers in the county, Missouri, Auxvasse, Middle, Cedar and Town Creek; the crown having a red lining representing the precious blood shed by the citizens of this county in the War Between the States; the bars heretofore noted bearing eight stars representing the townships in 1891, they being Bourbon, Cedar, Cote Sans Dessein, Liberty, Nine Mile Prairie, Round Prairie, and St. Aubert; and the center star representing Fulton; be and is hereby adopted as the official flag of Callaway County, Missouri; that upon all public occasions it shall be displayed; that the Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society be and is thereby made the official custodian of this flag which was today viewed by us, and that we hereby grant to aforesaid society the exculsive privelege to make and disseminate all representations of this flag.

Done by order of the Callaway County Court.

Signing the resolution were:
A.T. West, Sr. - Presiding Judge
E.E. Hord - Judge of the Eastern District
Howard Davis - Judge of the Western District
10/18/1961





About this Site

The purpose of this web site is to provide a resource for 'Callawegians' and recent transplants to Callaway County and generally for those interested in the history of this area. It is intended to provide an insight into the conditions prevalent in the area and the lives of the earlier settlers of the area and present detailed documentation of the development of this historic region of the State of Missouri. We hope that you will find the information that we present here to be both interesting and informative, and will provide a historical resource for those who do not fully understand their history.

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