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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


Research Fees - Everyone

Copies Cost
County Courthouse Copies (Land Records) per page $1.25
District Court Copies (Probate Criminal Civil) per page $0.25
Microfilm Copies $0.30
Photos $0.50
All other copies $0.25

Research Fees - Staff does research

Description Cost
Basic Search Fee(for less than 1 hour of research) $5.00
Extensive Search Fee(for every 1 hour of research) $10.00
Mass scanned or copies researched materials $35.00 and up
Postage(as stated by USPS) $0.50 & up plus handling


Make your check payable to "Historical Research Center"
Mailing Address: PO Box 294, Independence, KS 67301