Thanks to all of your generosity and a recent Read More
donation from the Jay County Commissioners,
the $97,000 purchase price of the Water
Street Annex has been completely paid off! At
a recent meeting, the commissioners approved
the distribution of $16,800 in economic development
funds from the Bluff Point Wind Energy
Project to JCHS. This ...
Because of the coronavirus, the Board voted to canceling most of
the scheduled activities for the summer and fall.
The majority of those attending meetings at Read More
the museum and/or volunteering to help with
our activities are senior citizens. Because confirmed
cases of COVID-19 are continuing to
increase in Jay County and many of those ...
A desk made for four students,
with indentations for pens and four ink
donated to the museum by Jim
Waechter, in honor of the late Bob
Schmidt. Jim knows the desk is from a Jay County common
school, but does not know which
An army trunk and pictures of Ralph and Mildred May are on display in the War ...
Show your pride for Jay County throughout the summer and at our Heritage Festival in September. Get your "Only Jay in the USA" shirt now!
Jay County was named after John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. To publicize that we are the only Jay County in the USA, the JCHS is selling t-shirts. The shirts are ...
Co-presidents Phil Rager and Rob Weaver have appointed the following committees for this year.
Building and Grounds: Claudia Jones & Eldon Morrical, co-ch.; Carter Leonard (recycling); Harold Blankenbaker; Jeff Bowen; Richard Jones.
Finance: Judy Zearbaugh, Karen Resler, Pam ...
Because of the growth of the Jay County Historical Society and the amount of hours and responsibility required of the president, the board began electing co-presidents in 2012. However, the bylaws had not been revised to reflect this change. At their January meeting, the board approved bylaws which revise the wording to reflect the change to co-presidents and ...
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