Discover the history of
Jefferson County, West Virginia

Visit the Jefferson County Museum to discover the people and events
that helped shape the county’s and nation’s history!

Online Collection

Explore the online collection database of artifacts, images, archives, and published materials.



See new, temporary, and permanent exhibits.


Field Trips

Book a field trip to the museum or have the mobile museum come to your classroom.


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#DYK that the Jefferson County Historical Society has a new research room located in the second-floor east wing of Happy Retreat? The Kennamond-Turner Research Room and Library is fully operational for those interested in conducting genealogical and other forms of historical research on Jefferson County. Arrangements to do research may be made on an appointment basis, by sending a request to the Society’s email address: (subject line should read "Kennamond/Turner Research Room Appointment Request) or by calling Donald Watts at 304-676-7034. ... See MoreSee Less

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