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
WE'RE MOVING! Have you heard? JCHS is re-locating to our new museum in the Coralville Arena this summer and we are in need of BOXES! If you have any clean cardboard boxes to spare please email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a drop-off time. Thank you!! ... See MoreSee Less
For everyone who chose "C" this week--you're correct! The City of Iowa City and Hy-Vee are on the list of contenders, but the University blows everybody else out of the water. The University had 29,705 employees in 2018, and second place (the VA) had only 2,150. Check out page 137 of this report for details and a comparison to 2009. www8.iowa-city.org/weblink/0/edoc/1836591/FY2018%20CAFR.pdf