Museum Open Fridays, 
10 am - 4 pm,
through October 30

   
Museum open every Friday 
May through October -

    other times by appointment

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
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

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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: jacohistsoc@gmail.com
for an appointment.



"Kansas Goes to War: 100 Years Ago

World War I trench art

Master Sgt. Jeremy Byers, right, speaks 
with attendees at the Founders Day program
on March 30, 2017 at the Trinity Lutheran
 Church. Looking on are President Layne
Hunley, Virgil Wilhelm (partially hidden) and
Merlin Arnold.

Shown above, left to right: Layne Hunley, Emily Jane Stoll and Margaret Utz

February 2, 2017 - Hall of Fame Banquet

Evangel United Methodist Church

Photographer: Suzette McCord-Rogers