Education is an important part of our mission. We work with many partners in the community and through many mediums to share the rich history of our county, raising awareness of our local landmarks. On this page, you can find an extensive list of ways to learn and experience Jefferson County history.

Popular Pages On Our Website

Click below to open some of the most visited pages on the JCHLC website. 

Other Educational Opportunities


JCHLC facilitates a variety of special events engaging the public with local history and landmarks. These events include things like craft fairs and living history demonstrations at the Peter Burr Farm with Reliving History, Inc., an Workshops on historic rehabilitation tax credits, preservation easements, and historic real estate training. 

School Programs

With education being a pillar of JCHLC, we aim to provide opportunities for all levels of school programs. We are able to offer school tours of landmarks, curricula, and presentations to classes or interested parties upon request. Visit our contact page to submit an inquiry. 

Local History Booklets

Interested in researching Jefferson County?

The Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission’s extensive archives are housed at Shepherd University’s Scarborough Library. Click below to access.