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

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.

"Kansas Goes to War: A 100 year look back at how Kansans prepared for and fought in World War One"
by Master Sgt. Jeremy Byers,
Adjutant General’s Public Affairs Staff

Thursday, March 30, 5:30 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church
401 Cheyenne, Holton

Tickets Required: See below

This Victory Liberty Loan poster from our collection would have appeared around 1919, the fifth bond issued for World War I.

Tickets: $25, purchase at Denison State Bank, 421 New York, Holton, or mail a check to our address at left. We will acknowledge your check via email and hold your tickets for you at the door. Deadline for ticket purchase: March 24. Make check payable to: JCHS

The program will follow the meal catered by Trails Cafe Catering. Menu: lasagna, Caesar salad, steamed broccoli, garlic bread, and strawberry shortcake. If you prefer a vegetarian lasagna, please let us know that with your ticket purchase.
Event will include presentation of colors, a drum line and display of WWI memorabilia.

Sponsored by Jackson County Historical & Genealogical Society Kansas

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