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The Clayton Heritage Center at the Center of Clayton is a new resource where people of all ages have access to information and displays. The space houses research stations with computer and internet access to search CCF’s digital collections. 

Since 2008, the Clayton Century Foundation has actively collected stories about the history of the community, cataloged photos and historical memorabilia, created and monitored a Clayton history website, and presented historical programs for the public. Establishing a public place to house an archive, display memorabilia, and encourage historical research has been a CCF priority and demonstrates responsible stewardship of a community’s history. CCF encourages Clayton residents and businesses to visit this valuable community resource.

Interested in donating some Clayton memorabilia to enhance the collection? Click here to view donation guidelines and the donation form.

Heritage Center

Visitor Information

Current Exhibit:  The Clayton Retail Experience: From Mom and Pop Shops to Department Stores

Visits are by appointment only.  If you are interested in scheduling an appointment or becoming a volunteer, please contact CCF History.

Coming in September Exhibit:  School Days in Clayton

School Days in Clayton will be an overview of K-12 schools in Clayton, both past and present. The exhibit will highlight a visual display, maps, and memories of former students.

Location: Center of Clayton, 50 Gay Ave

Email: claytonhistorysociety@gmail.com
Voicemail: (314) 467-0712

CCF History Committee

Katie Lerwick - Committee Chair, Rebecca Thorn - Vice-Chair, Liza Streett - Secretary, Cheryl Verde - Webmaster/Archivist

Cindy Berger, Scot Boulton, Jo Chrisner, Judy R. Goodman,  John McCormick, Paul Mercurio, Bob Paster, Patty Paster, Steven Rosenblum, Jim Sherby, Hank Winkelman 


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