map From I-55, follow exit #105 (Highway 61), south, into Jackson, around the courthouse square. Turn west (or left) onto Adams Street. The museum is located one block from Hwy 61.


1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. the first Sunday in May, July, October, and the 3 Sundays before Christmas during December.

For more information call the Jackson Chamber of Commerce at 573-243-8131 or contact us via e-mail JacksonHeritage@hotmail.com

Local Area Interests

Cape Girardeau County Archive Center 112 Washington St., Jackson, across from the courthouse. For anyone interested in researching the history of a building in Cape Girardeau County or researching Cape Girardeau County family history, this is a great place to start.

The Glenn House, 325 S. Spanish Street, Cape Girardeau

Oliver-Leming House, 740 North Street, Cape Girardeau. Listed on the National Register, another home to "Missouri's Betsy Ross."

Historic Preservation

A career in historic preservation offers a chance to become involved in our country's history and heritage. Preservation opportunities exist in archives, museums, historical societies, archeaological sites, anthropological studies, State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPO), the National Park Service and much more. The following links provide additional information on historic preservation including pursuing a career in preservation:

PreserveNet - Provides links to educational institutions that are part of the National Council of Preservation Education

National Trust for Historic Preservation - "Provides leadership, education, and advocacy to save America's diverse historic places and revitalize our communities"

Solinet - Preservation and conservation services, supplies, publications, and disaster recovery information

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