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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
Officers   Trustees
President Mr. Jeffrey Garvey  
1st Vice President Mrs. Jill Van Hoesen  
Secretary Vacant  
Treasurer Ms. Michelle Traynor   Ms. Francee Calarco
      Mrs. Mary "Viki" Diehl
      Mr. Kenneth Eysaman
      Ms. Margaret Bootie
      Mr. Mark Gebo
      Mrs. Deborah Gillan
      Mrs. Nusrat Hafeez
      Mr. Richard Holley
      Mr. Thomas LaClair

Society / Museum Staff
Director Diana Page Jordan
Business Manager Vacant
Curator of Education   Melissa Widrick
Caretaker / Gardner David T. Coleman
Our sincere thanks for your continued support.
The Board and Staff of the Jefferson County Historical Society.