The Boone County Historical & Railroad Society will host its annual "Railroad Day" meeting on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 2:00 PM. The museum will open at 12:30 for tours of the railroad room which has one of the best collections of M & NA artifacts, photos and documents available to the public. This railroad served the area from Joplin, MO to Helena, AR. The meeting will begin at 2:00 PM.
The speaker for the annual event this year is Bill Bailey, who will speak about the communications of the railways.
The Boone County Heritage Museum is located at 124 S. Cherry which is on the corner of S. Cherry Street and Central. The public is invited to attend. For more information call (870) 741-3312.