Become a Member
Membership at the Jacksonville Historical Society is open to everyone with an interest in our city’s history. The Society welcomes Members from near and far to join its community of history lovers, and offers a handful of different membership categories aimed to encourage participation in its various activities. We look forward to welcoming you!
Member benefits include:
- Advance notice of, and free admission to, our many exhibits and educational opportunities, including our acclaimed monthly speaker series.
- Access to our Archival Repository, with tens of thousands of documents, photographs, rare books and architectural relics relating to Jacksonville-area history
- Free admission to our Merrill History House Museum, Archival Library, and Photo Archives
- A 10% discount on all books and products in the JHS Store bookstore
- Special invitations to Historical Society Events and Fundraisers
- Emailed subscription to our monthly e-newsletter, The Courier
- Volunteer opportunities to support our programs and meet fellow members