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Resources Available

For each type of record, see links below:

District and Probate Court Records

Townships and Cities in Montgomery County

Local Research Collection

Cemetery Records, Burials and Funeral Records and Obituaries

Marriage Records

Montgomery County Public Schools

Montgomery County and Kansas Historical Information

Other States' Information

Daughters of the American Revolution

Area Resources for Genealogical Research

Links to other resources in the State of Kansas

Links to other resources on the Web

Independence Historical Museum & Art Center 8th and Myrtle
PO Box 294
Independence, KS 67301


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
--Tues - Sat
Closed Sunday and Monday

Admission Fee
$5.00 Adults
$3.00 Ages 6-18
Free - Ages 5 & Under
Free Active Military

Holiday Hours

Closed on major holidays



Information about the townships (Caney, Cherokee, Cherry, Drum Creek, Fawn Creek, Independence, Liberty, Louisburg, Parker, Rutland, Sycamore, and West Cherry) and cities (Caney, Havana, Cherryvale, Tyro, Independence, Liberty, Elk City, Coffeyville, Wayside, Sycamore, Crane Station, Larimer, LeHunt, and Radical City) in Montgomery County, including Population Schedules back to the 1920's, Voter Registration Records back to 1910, census records, cemetery records, city directories, and other relevant local information is available. All records are not all inclusive.