The Kirkwood Historical Society is an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization that preserves and promotes Kirkwood's long and storied history. The society makes its headquarters in Mudd's Grove, a 150 year-old house located in the heart of Kirkwood.

Rent Mudd's Grove

Mudd’s Grove provides a lovely setting for special events, such as weddings, receptions and birthdays.

Century Home Plaques

Honor your Century Home with a custom-made plaque placed on the front of your celebrated residence.

Become a Member

Help us continue our mission to discover and preserve the history of Kirkwood and surrounding areas.


On This Day

February 20, 1865.  The state granted the town charter of Kirkwood. An association of businessmen who wanted to escape the crowded city ravaged by … Read More...