Tues - Thurs 10AM-4PM
Fri & Sat by appointment. Please call 2 days in advance. Free Admission
After a three-year absence because of Covid, the Monthly Program Meetings are resuming this month. The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 28, at 6:30 p.m. (NOTE THE EARLIER TIME) at the museum.
Join Jay County Historical Society Board members, Deana Powell and Rob Weaver, for a program consisting of many of the ...
The Jay County Historical Society has been awarded a grant in the amount of $5,000 from The Portland Foundation. This will be used to help support the Heritage Festival so that admission and many activities at the festival can be offered free of charge. It will be applied toward entertainment, children’s activities, advertising, etc.
JCHS thanks The ...
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Jay County Fair, a special commemorative book has been put together by historical society volunteers, with assistance from Debi Gillespie. Many hours have been spent compiling pictures and the history of the fair.
The 124 page book is currently at the printer’s and will be available later this month at a cost of ...
The altar and several other items from the St. James Lutheran Church at the south edge of Salamonia are now on display at the museum. When the decision to close the church was made, the members decided to sell the land and have the church torn down because they did not want it to become an eyesore. They salvaged what they could, donated several items to the museum, ...
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