recording, preserving, and sharing the
ongoing history of Jefferson County, Kansas
Established in 1966, the Jefferson County Historical Society (JCHS) connects people to the history of Jefferson County, Kansas by collecting, preserving, and sharing artifacts, materials, and information.
The society provides education and research, maintains an extensive genealogy library and an online archive of artifacts, and manages and maintains Old Jefferson Town history museum, a unique collection of historical buildings from various locations across the county.
Whether you're a current, former, or future resident of Jefferson County, and whether you're visiting online or at the museum, we hope you enjoy your time with us.
MUSEUM, GROUNDS, and RESEARCH LIBRARY
Old Jefferson Town
705 Walnut Street
Oskaloosa, Kansas 66066
May through September
Museum & Grounds: Sat 9-1 and Sun 1-4
Research Library: Sat 9-12
October through April
Research Library (only): Sat 9-12
Contact us for appointments during off-hours, group tours/events, or chapel reservations.
EMAIL and WEB
Jefferson County Historical Society
P.O. Box 146
Oskaloosa, KS 66066
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