1411 N 27th St.
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-246-0033
Email:
jchsvip14@gmail.com

Open weekends from the first full weekend in May through the last full weekend in October.

 

Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 

Docents are available for tours.  Admission is free although donations are appreciated.


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

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  • Entrance
  • Aerial View
  • Village
    Popular Village Scene
  • One-room School
  • Educational
    One Room School Days Education
  • Trails

    Kitty Irvin Trail

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    Saturday, May 20 - 2pm

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Welcome to Jefferson County Historical Village and Museum


The Museum and the Village, with its buildings and their contents, reflect life in Jefferson County from the mid 19th century to more recent years.

Among the furnished buildings, one finds log homes of the 19th century, a one-room school, a log church and log jail, operating blacksmith and print shops, merchandise in the general store and a variety of medical equipment from a foot-treadle dentist's drill to a Civil War amputation kit in the Medical Building.

A brochure with village map and descriptions of attractions is available at the Welcome Cabin.


News

IMAGE Barb Bartley, Allyson Heitmeyer, and Ronda Phillips are a Christian music group that has been singing together for 21 years. They will sing through...

IMAGE Stop by the JCHS office and pick up a cookbook from the 2016 Chocolate Festival! The recipes from all of the entries are included and the prize...

IMAGE At a gathering inside the blacksmith shop, the Illinois Valley Blacksmith Association presented members of the Jefferson County Historical Society...

  
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