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Society Membership - Join Today!

The Society relies on annual member support to provide its many local history education programs and to keep its museum,
the historic Paddock Mansion, maintained. Your membership supports a vital cultural resource and preserves Jefferson County history – today, and for future generations.

JCHS is chartered as a 501(3)(c) charitable organization by the New York State Department of Education and your membership contribution may be deductible for state and federal income tax purposes.


Personal Memberships
(Membership Form)
Membership Benefits Category
Special invitations to premier events Senior (60 and over) $25.00
20% discount on selected museum programs Individual $30.00
10% in-store discount at the Museum Store Family $45.00*
Subscription to the Bulletin, published bi-annually Sustaining $60.00*
Quarterly newsletter - Museum Musings Patron $100.00*
Free research in the Society archives Life $500.00
Free Museum admission    
  * Benefits extended to all household members

Business / Corporate Memberships
(Membership Form)
Category Benefits
$100 Business Member Free 1/4 page ad in either the spring or fall Bulletin, two issues of the Bulletin, recognition in Museum Musings, six issues of the Museum Musings, free museum admission passes for four, invitations to special membership events, and company use of archives.
$250 Business Sustaining All of the above, with 1/4 page ads in both issues of the Bulletin.
$500 Business Patron All of the above with 1/2 page ads in both Bulletins, and recognition as a sponsor of an event or Rear Gallery Exhibit.
$1000 Business Sponsor All of the above, plus two special guest passes to a society function, recognition as a sponsor of an event or Main Gallery Exhibit, and a framed limited edition Ron Collins sketch of the Paddock Mansion.
$5000 Museum Partner All of the above, including four special guest passes to a society function, recognition as a Museum Partner on website, at selected events and exhibits, and in selected printed promotions.

All memberships are for one year except for Life Memberships.


Questions? Contact the Business Manager, store@jeffersoncountyhistory.org or (315) 782-3491