The Clay County Museum is housed in the former W. W. Smith building constructed in 1925. Before the museum moved into this building it was the Orr's Furniture City Store.
The Clay County Museum has an impressive timeline showing the fascinating history of Clay County. It also includes exhibits of households, schools, churches, medical practices, clothing, toys, agriculture, and area towns. Come visit us and enter our 'Story Store' where you can tell us a story about your years in Clay County and it will be recorded for future generations. Our research resources: newspapers, maps, obituaries, marriage licenses, community & family histories, photographs, school annuals, genealogies, and much more. Our staff is always willing to assist you with research into your family's history!