The January 1863 Battle of Hartville marked a significant moment in Missouri’s Civil War history. A re-enactment of the Battle of Hartville will be held September 11-13, 2020, in Hartville. The event will include educational demonstrations, cannon night fire, tea, and a formal ball. The event is sponsored by the Hartville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Salute to Holt County Veterans paid homage to Holt County veterans of World War I, with special focus on Company L, a unit comprised almost entirely of Holt County men. This program provided historical information about the part that Holt County men and women have played in war and peace-keeping efforts on the part of the State of Missouri and the United States as a whole. The program was open to the public and presented as part of the Holt County Missouri Historical Society’s annual meeting, held Sunday, November 3, at 2 pm, at the Holt County Courthouse in Oregon, Missouri.