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The Jackson County Michigan Historical Society was founded in 2020 as a not-for-profit, private educational organization dedicated to perpetuating Jackson County’s history. The Society's mission:

•To foster a deeper understanding and appreciation for Jackson County's history, including the story of Native Americans present before European fur traders and American settlers arrived.


• To stimulate and encourage the preservation and interpretation of Jackson County history through conferences, publications, awards, educational programs, consulting services, and related historical activities

• To coordinate and further the programs of the county’s other local historical societies, museums and local historians by functioning as a service organization, and a collaboration & communication network

• To cooperate with appropriate individuals, organizations, and institutions on the local, state, or national levels in projects and activities that will promote and sustain a general interest in history.

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