Local history museum for Pierce City, MO. Author Harold Bell Wright was pastor of the First Christian Church in 1897. The former church building houses our museum featuring Harold Bell Wright memorabilia and items relating to the history of Pierce City and the local area.
Notable locals include ragtime composer, Theron Bennett; artist, Grace Tinker; native Pierce Citian, (and congresswoman), Martha Griffiths; National Guard Commander, William Raupp; businessman, Ralph Seufert, and more.
Come see exhibits regarding our local National Guard history, Pierce City schools (including yearbooks and trophies) and many scrapbooks, photo albums, etc. New exhibits continue to be assembled with items donated and some purchased by the museum.
The Harold Bell Wright/Pierce City Museum is open Saturdays 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m., April through October, and at any time year round by appointment!