2023 Washington County Expo Celebrates History & Tourism Food, Facts and Fun!

March 13, 2023

The Annual History and Tourism Expo for Washington County will be held on Sunday, Mar. 19th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The St. Joachim School has graciously allowed the Expo use of the Cafeteria, located directly behind the St. Joachim Church.

The Expo offers a great selection of history, tourism and fun facts about the area with this year being focused on Old Mines and the French history.

The area historical societies and clubs plan to have exhibit booths along with other participants from the community. The Old Mines Area Historical Society will offer publications and research help and tips. Mine a Breton Historical Society will display artifacts and photos as well as written materials.

Also representing the area’s history and tourism with booths and tables are La Brigade, The Old Mines 300th Anniversary Committee, Washington County Health Department, Washington County Ambulance District, Belgrade State Bank, Washington County Chamber of Commerce, V.F.W. Post #6996, Cordia-Humphrey American Legion Post #265, Washington State Park, Edg-Clif Vineyard, Winery & Bewery, Fyre Lake Winery, Missouri Author Ross Malone, and The Craft Guild, a newly formed organization celebrating all types of crafting.

Breakfast and Lunch fare will be offered for sale including biscuits and gravy, sausage, hotdogs, chili, a variety of desserts and beverages.

A Silent Auction with many interesting items will round out the event.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend and there is no charge for admission. Enjoy learning about our County!