Jackson County Historical & Genealogical Society Kansas


Jackson County Museum

Open Friday 10 am - 4 pm

May through October -

Other times by appointment


July Program:


(The Emerald Isle - includes pictures and commentary by Judy Arnold)

Jackson County Courthouse Memorial Hall - First Floor

Tuesday - July 30 - 1:30 p.m.

Refreshments will be served

For more information, call 785-364-2087


Contact Us - By phone: 785-364-2087 or 785-364-4991

By email: jacohistsoc@gmail.com

In person:

Jackson County Museum - 327 New York, Holton KS

Suggested Donation: $3.00

By mail:

Jackson County Historical & Genealogical Society Kansas - 216 New York

Holton KS 66436

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.

Ray School, circa 1940s Museum Display Barn Tour Loose Hay Demonstration

Museum Display 2017 Clover Hill School, circa 1940s Denison High School wood carving

Second Baptist Church, Holton, circa 1900s Museum Display - Wolf Hunt

Research Materials - Go to "Resources", tab above, then "Research Materials."

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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

Roebke House Memorial Museum

216 New York - Holton

Victorian home reflecting the Louis Roebke family's life from the 1880s to the 1980s. Open by appointment or inquire at the Jackson County Museum during operating hours.