Events/News

Spring Newsletter!

You are invited to our Annual Meeting West Jefferson County Historical Society Sunday, April 12, 2015 2:30 p.m. Old Sanctuary at Pleasant Hill Methodist Church in McCalla Special Program to be presented by Representative Johnny Curry. A Potpourri of Jefferson County History The Society feels very fortunate to have former Alabama House Representative Johnny Curry as speaker at the annual meeting. Mr. Curry now spends his time as an official at American Village, and is well known for his ability to make characters of America’s history come alive in the “living history” setting. As founder...

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Holiday Home Tour

 

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PLEASE JOIN US

The West Jefferson County Historical Society is only able to share the history of the area through the memberships of people like you. Please join us or make a contribution to keep that going. We are in desperate need of new members to keep operating so we can continue to preserve and protect these three historic homes. Thanks to community partners, there are also some exciting events coming up for Halloween and Christmas, so stay tuned for more information.

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Welcome to our NEW website!

The West Jefferson County Historical Society (WJCHS) is the leading organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the 19th century pioneer era of Jefferson County development from early settlement through early industrialization. Shortly after the establishment of WJCHS, three pioneer homes, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, were donated to the organization. The families in these houses were the 'movers and shakers' of their day. The Jefferson County Board of Education, Birmingham Southern College, The Alabama Department of Arhives and History and Pleasant Hill United...

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Welcome!

Welcome to our new website! Feel free to comment and participate.

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