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Jake Jackson Museum and History Center

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The J.J. Jackson Memorial Museum came about when Ray Jackson, brother of Jake (J.J.) left his collection of antique firearms in care of his brother while serving in World War I. The museum was first housed in the courthouse basement, but soon outgrew the space. In 1968, the present museum building was dedicated. The exhibits range from those of the earliest inhabitants of the area through the gold mining era and on to the present day.

Displays include Chinese weapons, a bottle collection, American Indian relics, fossils, and old jail cells. The emphasis is on the early pioneer era.

Picnic facilities are provided. The museum is open daily April through November. the museum is open Tuesday and Saturday afternoons from December through March. Admission to the museum is by donation.

Location: 508 Main Street, Weaverville California 96093 Telephone 530-623-5211

Other History nearby:
(Weaverville) Jake Jackson Museum and History Center
(Redding) Redding Museum of Art and History


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