The Jackson County WV Historical Society
Preamble of our Constitution:
The programs, efforts, and resources of the Society exist for the benefit of every person in our community who desires to inform themselves of their heritage.
An extensive library of historical documents has been published by the Society for research use and is available at the public library.
The many activities of the Society are carried out by volunteer efforts of the members.
The Jackson County Historical Society meets the third Sunday of each month (except December) at 2:00 P. M.. in the large meeting room at the Ripley Library. Occasionally a meeting will be held elsewhere when a larger venue is needed.
To discover, procure, preserve and publish whatever may relate to
Jackson County’s natural, traditional, civic, military, literary and
genealogical history of interest to this and future generations.
To encourage study of and research into the archaeology, genealogy, sociology and other matters of history of this area.