Category Archives: Jackson County Events

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JCOGS anniversary event at Jones Museum

It is a family reunion open to everyone in Jackson County as the Jackson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society (JCOGS) is celebrating its 35th anniversary Saturday, June 13 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Lillian E. Jones Museum, 75 Broadway Street, in Jackson. “Join us to celebrate and bring any questions you might… Read More »

Honoring The Fighting McMillins

When President Abraham Lincoln made his first call for volunteer soldiers after the Civil War broke out in 1861, six brothers from the same Jackson County farming family stepped up to serve. These brothers from Milton Township — Emerson, Murray, Milton, James, Andrew, and Marion McMillin — all fought for the Union cause. As it… Read More »

“Rendezvous at the Rock” celebration held at Leo Petroglyph

JACKSON— Unlike last year’s “Rendezvous at the Rock”, which was a cold overcast day with approaching thunderstorms, this year the weather was perfect. A large crowd gathered for the 3rd annual “Rendezvous at the Rock” event, which is a celebration of fort ancient and Native-American cultures held at Leo Petroglyph State Memorial Park. The event was free to the… Read More »

JHS Alumni “Happening” is May 25

Final plans are being made for the 2013 Jackson High School Alumni Association’s Happening, an annual party open to all JHS alumni, which will follow the Annual Reunion and Program event. This year’s Happening is scheduled for Saturday, May 25, from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Jackson Area YMCA, located at 594 East… Read More »