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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



The Historical Research Center has a new phone.
The number is 620-779-0496.

The Historical Research Center has its own email: hrc@ihmac.org

Stop by the Research Center Tuesday through Saturday between 10 AM and 3:30 PM. We are located on the corner of Myrtle and 8th, in Independence, Kansas. (The SE corner of Kansas - see map above)
Mailing Address: Independence Historical Museum and Art Center, HRC, PO Box 294, Independence, KS 67301

Please feel free to come to the Research Center and either begin or continue your personal research. There is no cost to you when you do your own research except for printed copies. We are here to help.

If you prefer the research center volunteers to do the research for you, please refer to the pricing for this service. If you agree to the costs, please send us an email:hrc@ihmac.org or a letter to HRC, PO Box 294, Independence, KS 67301 or call us at (620) 779-0496. Please include:

  1. Your Name
  2. Your E-mail address
  3. Your mailing address
  4. Your Phone Number
  5. What you would like us to research, including who you are interested in and what type of information you are looking for.
  6. You may also include up to 2 files - either text/word documents, images or pdf files.

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