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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150


Jefferson County Historical Society

Jefferson County Historical Society
JCHC exhibit "Drumbeat to War" - ©2011 Jefferson County Historical Society

About the Jefferson County Historical Society

Our purpose is to engage people of all ages in the history of Jefferson County. We collect and care for relevant objects, images, and documents, and we invite county residents and visitors to research our materials, interact with our exhibits, take part in our programs, and read our publications, in order to encourage an understanding of our past and present and a vision for the future.

Programs and Services

The Jefferson County History Center is home to museum exhibits, genealogical research facilities, and a gift shop, all containing items relevant to the preservation of Jefferson County's past, present and future. In addition, we also offer special programs and events throughout the year. Please visit our website for more information (

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The Jefferson County History Center provides research facilities, exhibits, and public programs relating to Jefferson County's history, as well as serving as the primary Visitor Center for the 15-county Lumber Heritage Region.


Events Calendar

Want to learn more about The Civil War? Find an event near you.

Experience the Civil War

Get personal with the Civil War. Hear the Gettysburg Address, see Civil War artifacts and navigate the timeline and map.