About

The Christian County Museum and Historical Society, Inc., established in 1976, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to preserve, maintain, and share the rich heritage of Christian County and surrounding areas.


Linda S. Myers
President

Raised in Christian County. M.A. in history, Missouri State University. Former elementary school teacher. Regional field archivist for Missouri State Archives since 1990.


John Nixon
Vice President

Retired Missouri state engineer. Board member Finley River Community Foundation. Graduate of University of Missouri Columbia.


Shannon Mawhiney
Secretary
M.A. in Library Science from University of Missouri. Digital archivist for Special Collections and Archives at Missouri State University.
Avaline Harris
Treasurer

Retired elementary school teacher and Special Education Coordinator. Family owned Chadwick MFA store for more than fifty years. Bachelor's and master's degrees from Drury College.



Shirley J. Stewart 
Editor, Christian County Historian quarterly
Resident of Christian County since 1964. Award-winning novelist and short-story writer who has researched and written historical articles for more than twenty-five years.