Museum open every Friday 
May through October -

    other times by appointment

Contact Us:

                By phone: 785-364-2087 or
Museum window display in progress.
Egg crate in back was used to transport dozens of eggs from the farm to stores in town. Chicken waterer shown at bottom. 
By email:

In person:
Jackson County Museum
327 New York, Holton KS
Fridays: 10 am - 4 pm
May through October
Suggested Donation: $3.00

By mail:
Jackson County Historical
& Genealogical Society Kansas
216 New York
Holton KS 66436

Research Materials -
Go to "Resources",
then "Research Materials" at the left

Find us on Facebook:
Jackson County Historical Society

The Jackson County Museum, 327 New York, Holton,
Kansas is an 1880s period tinsmith brick building
with its original tin ceiling. Museum theme:
Westward, Ho! Exhibits: covered wagons to the
barbed wire era. Displays: Buffalo Bill, Carrie
Nation and the Barnes brothers baseball career.
Other Displays: a country school room area,
World Wars I & II memorabilia, quilts, fashions,
dolls, license plates and tools.

Open Fridays only, 10 am - 4 pm:
May through October.
Suggested Donation: $3.00
Other times by appointment 785-364-2087
 or 785-364-4991

WPA figurines - Jackson County Museum

The Roebke Memorial Museum, 216 New York,
Holton, Kansas is featured in Piecework magazine.
The article is titled "A Little Boy's
Clothing". The current exhibit at the Roebke
Memorial Museum is "A Stitch in Time", featuring
weaving and bobbin lace by University of
Kansas Professor of Design Evelyn DeGraw.
Other crafts displayed are crocheting, knitting,
tatting, quilting, and embroidery.

Roebke House Daffodils

Open by appointment or stop at Museum
during museum hours for access

The Research House, 208 New York, Holton,
Kansas has genealogical and historical papers,
books, pictures, maps and other research
materials related to Jackson County history.

Open by appointment or stop at the Museum
during museum hours for access

Call 785-364-4991 or email:
for an appointment.

Exploring the Nooks and Crannies of Kansas
presented by Marci Penner
Kansas Sampler Foundation
Founders Day Program
Thursday, April 5 - Social 5:30 pm
Dinner 6:00 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church
401 Cheyenne - Holton
Tickets: $30 (meal and program)
Ticket deadline: March 28
Call or email for tickets: 785-364-4991 or
or purchase at Denison State Bank,
main bank on New York Avenue

Meal: chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad, rolls, beverages and apple crumb pie by Bailey's Cafe, Hoyt
World War I Display

World War I trench art

Denison Rural High School