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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Happy #backtoschool to students, teachers, and staff in Jefferson County! Students, did you remember to bring your calculators? If not, don’t worry, you can borrow ours!

This large hand calculator is from the late 19th or early 20th century. It has nine rows of adjustable numbers. Individuals could enter a digit, crank the handle, and then enter another digit to add or subtract numbers. Multiplication was performed by entering the multiplicand and turning the crank the multiplier amount of times.
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