The Jefferson County Historical Society  (JCHS) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and safekeeping of the county’s historical structures, documents, artifacts, and hertiage.  The Society, a continuation of the Restore Our Courthouse and Restore Our County (ROC) efforts, began in 1978 when Restore Our Courthouse as formed by local citizens to save the Jefferson County Courthouse from being destroyed and replaced by a modern building.

For the past 32 years, JCHS members and county citizens have worked to ensure that the unique history of the people, places, and events in our county are not lost.  It is through the work of people like you that the history of our area from its earliest beginning through today is being preserved for future generations