Help us celebrate our 50th Anniversary by becoming a member today!
The Johnson County Historical Society is celebrating its 50th anniversary! We are looking toward a very bright future of continuing our mission and we need your support. Become a member today and help us preserve our history!
A private, non-profit group committed to serving the public by furthering an appreciation of the historical and cultural heritage of the Johnson County community through education, preservation and interpretation.
JCHS greatly appreciates the donations and support of our community and members. While we always need donations for operational support, we also have a few specific items that staff need for our day to day work and special events. If you are interested in making an in-kind contribution of any of the items listed below, please use our Contact form or call us at 319-351-5738.
1870 Period Clothing
Pruning Shears and other landscaping tools
Snacks for upcoming exhibit openings and special events
In the wake of President H. W. Bush's funeral, I'm remembering his visits to Johnson County through the years...Condolences to the Bush family in this difficult time. #StumpedSaturday #trivia ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you to the The Gazette for the wonderful story about our new book "All In One Room; A History of Country Schools in Johnson County, Iowa" by Franklin L. Yoder! Join us this Saturday at the Raddison in Coralville for our Celebration of History showcasing the book! ... See MoreSee Less
Over the past five years, Johnson County Historical Society volunteers have been working to collect stories from listening posts and research about the county’s rural schools. The culmination of that work is the historical society’s first book, “All In One Room: A History of Country Schools in Johnson County, Iowa,” scheduled to be released Saturday.