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About The Jeannette Area Historical Society

Our Mission Statement


The Society's intent is to collect memorabilia, photographs, artifacts and other material pertinent to the City of Jeannette and to protect, preserve, categorize and share this history. 

A Brief History of the Society


The JAHS was established by John Howard in 2002 and since moving to new headquarters at 415 Clay Avenue has revamped it's extensive historical displays with themed areas detailing different facets of Jeannette History. 

Visit our Museum


The JAHS Museum is available free of charge to all visitors and is open most weekdays during business hours. Our Historians and Archivists are available to assist the curious or researchers with their needs utilizing our state-of-the-art museum management software. Private tours and presentations may be arranged by contacting the Society via eMail. 


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