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Jefferson County Historical Society
228 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 782-3491

The Jefferson County Historical Society (JCHS) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization chartered by the New York State Department of Education. Governance of the Society is by a Board of Trustees and the day-to-day operations are managed by the Society/Museum staff.

The Society and its programs are supported in part by the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York Council for the Humanities, the City of Watertown, and Jefferson County, New York. Please tell your state and local legislators that you value their support of culture and the arts.

Since its founding in 1886, the lifeblood of the Society has been its members, volunteers, and visitors. Your membership fees, admission fees, gifts, trust funds, grants, and volunteer hours ensures that the Society will continue to fulfill its mission of preserving the past for future generations.

Board of Trustees
President Mrs. Jill Van Hoesen  
1stVice President Mr. Kenneth Eysaman  
2ndVice President Ms. Francee Calarco  
Secretary Mr. Colin Burns  
Treasurer Ms. Michelle Traynor  
      Ms. Margaret Bootie
      Mr. David Champagne
      Mrs. Deborah Gillan
      Mrs. Roxanne Burns
      Mr. Richard Holley
      Mr. Thomas LaClair
      Ms. Carolyn Fitzpatrick
      Ms. Cathy Palermo
      Ms. Marissa Marcellus
      Ms. Lisa L'Huillier

Society / Museum Staff
Director Jordan Walker
Administrative Assistant Anjoleen Himes
Curator of Education   Melissa Widrick
Our sincere thanks for your continued support.
The Board and Staff of the Jefferson County Historical Society.