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
2017 marks Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday! Learn about Wilder's life at JCHS's "Packing Up" event presented by Sarah Uthoff, President of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association.
Date: May 7th Time: 2:00 pm Location: JCHS Museum, 860 Quarry Rd, Coralville This event is free and open the public. Funding provided by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Plum Grove Historic Home needs volunteers/interns to conduct tours for visitors of the 1844-53 period home. Interested people should be able to serve at least two afternoons a month from May through October. Hours of operation are Wednesday-Sunday from 1 pm-5 pm. Training will be provided.
Serving as a Plum Grove Interpreter is an exciting opportunity to meet people and become involved with an important community landmark while at the same time explore the way of life of another era.
If you are interested in becoming a Plum Grove Interpreter and would like more information, please call Alex at the Johnson County Historical Society at 351-5738 or e-mail email@example.com. ... See MoreSee Less