Unlocking the Past: The Importance of Genealogy

In a world that constantly pushes us forward, genealogy offers a compelling reason to look back. It is the art of tracing our roots and unraveling the intricate tapestry of our family history. While it might seem like a niche pursuit, genealogy carries great significance, transcending mere curiosity. Let’s explore why genealogy is important to us READ MORE


Welcome to the Jefferson County Historical Society’s new Blog. We are excited to add this feature to our website, and we welcome our members and friends to post stories of interest. The Blog is intended for short articles (250 – 1,000 words) about local historical people, places and events. Please follow the submission guidelines here READ MORE