History for all ages!
Our mission: To increase knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Jefferson County's history through projects and programs directed at residents and visitors of all ages, with particular attention to school-aged children.
The JCHS Education Committee provide resources and programs to the community, including:
Museum in a Trunk Program
Thanks to years of hard work and generous donations from local service organizations and citizens, the JCHS Education Committee has developed six traveling museum trunks of artifacts, books, photographs and curriculum support for use in Jefferson County schools. The following trunks are available to any Jefferson County school group:
Early Settlers of Jefferson County
Life of a Sailor and Navigation Sea Chest
Native Peoples of the North Olympic Peninsula
The History of Logging in Jefferson County: 1850-1950
The Chinese Story in Jefferson County: 1870-1930
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Field Trip Support
Groups of students, teachers, and accompanying parents from Jefferson County are welcome to visit both the historical society museum, Rothschild House and Commanding Officer's Quarters at no charge. The Education Committee will pay travel expenses for these field trips. For assistance funding a field trip to the JCHS Museum, Rothschild House and/or Commanding Officer's Quarters call the JCHS at 360-385-1003.