Jackson County Historical Society

Jackson County Historical Society

The Jackson County Historical Society was organized in 1969
Objectives of the Society
To discover, procure, preserve and publish whatever may relate to Jackson County’s natural, traditional, civic, military, literary and genealogical history of interest to this and future generations.
To encourage study of and research into the archaeology, genealogy, sociology and other matters of history of this area.
Preamble of our Constitution:
There is a personal and patriotic obligation resting upon the citizenship of every community to assemble and preserve its traditions, customs and history.
The programs, efforts, and resources of the Society exist for the benefit of every person in our community who desires to inform themselves of their heritage.
An extensive library of historical documents has been published by the Society for research use and is available at the public library. 
The many activities of the Society are carried out by volunteer efforts of the members. 

Operating Year: January - December 2022

JCHS Officers
President: Mike Ruben
Vice President: Dallas Skeen
Secretary: April Wolfe
Treasurer: Frank Crum
JCHS Board of Directors
Board Member: Frank Crum
Board Member: April Wolfe
Board Member: Vacant
Board Member: Dallas Skeen
Board Member: Maxine Landfried
Board Member: Mike Ruben
Board Member: Mike Kelly
Board Member: Marjie Parsons
Board Member: Lesley Shockey
Board Member: Tina Faber
Board Member: Mike McGrew
Board Member: Gayle Thompson
Genealogy Society
President: Marjie Parsons
Vice President: Geneal Bailey
Secretary: Linda Murdock
Treasurer: Maxine Landfried
Publicity: Gayle Thompson
Old Hickory DAR Chapter
Registrar: Geneal Bailey
Website Maintenance
Contributor: Maxine Landfried
Contributor: Tina Faber
Contributor: Geneal Bailey
Contributor: Mike Ruben

Our Meetings

The Jackson County Historical Society meets the third Sunday of each month (except December) at 2:00 P. M.. in the large meeting room at the Ripley Library.  Occasionally a meeting will be held elsewhere when a larger venue is needed.