Jefferson County Historical Association and Museum
Help us preserve History
The personal desk of Secretary of War, Edwin McMasters Stanton, is on display in the President's Room along with pictures of all the presidents from Ohio. The Transportation Gallery remembers life on the Ohio River where several pictures and models of early steam boats are displayed. A tour of other rooms brings nostalgic memories of the past being preserved and displayed throughout the museum.
The period rooms include the formal dining room, 19th century kitchen and butler's pantry. Theme rooms include the Doctor's room with various surgical instruments and devices, the Childrens Room, Military Room displaying War memorabilia.
426 Franklin Avenue
Many photographs and picture postcards depicting early Jefferson County are on display. A portrait of Baron Frederick Von Steuben is proudly displayed in the entry hall and a model of Fort Steuben is located in the Archives Room. Photographs of some of Jefferson County's notable citizens including Clarke Hinkle, Edwin M. Stanton, James Wilson and Dean Martin are displayed with associated memorabilia.
The Museum Mansion is only open by reservations and you may contact us by
Group tours and special tours can be arranged by calling our Museum Office.
Full guided tours last approximately 1 hour.
A modest donation is requested of visitors.
Guided RSVP Tours: Approx. 1 1/2 hours long
ADULTS .............. $2.00
SENIORS ............ $2.00
CHILDREN ........... $2.00
Museum Outreach Program
In addition to its collection and preservation responsibilities, the Historical
Association carries out a full range of activities. The Museum Outreach Program consists of:
Guided tours of the Museum for school children, service clubs and social groups.
Luncheon and Teas for service clubs and social groups.
Open Houses with special themes.
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