Jackson County Historical & Genealogical Society Kansas

The Barns of Soldier Creek

(includes barns, cemeteries, a country church, long horn cattle, oil wells and a roping demonstration)

September 29 (Deadline is past for Sep 22 tour.)

TICKET DEADLINE: September 21.


8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Detailed departure information (from Holton) mailed with your tickets

Guided school bus tour through western Jackson County

Tickets: $55, includes a hot lunch

Call 785-364-4991 for reservations or use the Search (magnifying glass upper right) on this page: type "Barn Tour" to get a ticket order form (under "Events")

Jackson County Museum

Open Friday 10 am - 4 pm

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

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.

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.

World War I Museum Displays