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
Lecture and Performance by the Awful Purdies Johnson County Historical Society — Sunday, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. This June, the Family Folk Machine was awarded a grant from the Iowa Arts Council jointly with the Iowa City Senior Center, which is celebrating its 35th year. The grant will fund a unique oppo...
Johnson County Historical Society's Annual Barn Tour would not be possible every year without Hills Bank and Trust Company. This incredible organization sponsors the event every year. JCHS would like to thank Hills Bank and Trust Company for all that they do for JCHS! ... See MoreSee Less
This Sunday (August 28th) is another picnic at Plum Grove. Come eat some delicious historic food prepared by the Historic Foodies, play some lawn games, and tour the inside of Plum Grove and the gardens. Event starts at 1 pm and is free and open to the public. ... See MoreSee Less