Mission Statement

The Bent County Historical Society (BHS) preserves the history and heritage of Bent County through the facilitation of the Bent County Chronicle, Art Guild, programs and activities that interpret the culture and architectural history of the region, the operation and preservation of the John W. Rawlings Heritage Center and Museum and Boggsville Historical Site. BHS supports organizations that promote the mission of BHS.

Vision Statement

The Bent County Historical Society (BHS) exists to promote the overall history and culture of Bent County. BHS supports the experience by a multigenerational audience and offers historical and cultural programs that will highlight the importance of Bent County in the growth of our state and region. BHS supports the preservation of historical sites in Bent County that represent the cultural and architectural history of the region.