Welcome to the Jefferson County Historical Society
The Jefferson County Historical Society, founded in 1886, is the primary organization in Jefferson County, New York that collects artifacts, books, and documents that reflect the entire history of the county, including every geographical area and every chronological period. We preserve the history that makes Jefferson County a special place to live, work, and visit. Originally housed in the Flower Memorial Library, today the Society is located in the beautiful 19th century Paddock Mansion.
Featured Events and News
Thank You to Our Newest Museum Sponsor
Watertown Saving Bank
3rd Annual Estate Sale
When: July 24 & 25
Where: Jefferson County Historical Society
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Friday, July 24th & 10:00 am to 4:00 pm - Saturday, July 25th
Items for Donation to the Estate Sale are now being accepted during normal Museum Hours
Call for Artists
We are looking for local artists to paint outdoor furniture for upcoming fundraisers.
The second floor hallway has an exhibit that consists of fabulous hats worn by men and women.