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EVENTS

  • S.T.E.A.M. Through History
    S.T.E.A.M. Through History
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jun 28
    Paddock Mansion
    Jun 28, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Paddock Mansion, 228 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601, USA
    Jun 28, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Paddock Mansion, 228 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601, USA
    Join us for a workshop where children can learn about local history and participate in a STEAM project that coordinates with the history lesson!
  • 100th Anniversary Gala
    100th Anniversary Gala
    Sat, Jun 29
    Paddock Mansion
    Jun 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Paddock Mansion, 228 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601, USA
    Jun 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Paddock Mansion, 228 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601, USA
    It's an event 100 years in the making. Join us to celebrate the Jefferson County Historical Society's 100th year operating as a museum at the historic Paddock Mansion. To honor the year we opened, we invite guests to dress in their finest 1920's attire to enjoy the food, drinks and entertainment!
  • Teddy Bear Picnic
    Teddy Bear Picnic
    Sun, Aug 18
    Paddock Mansion
    Aug 18, 2024, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Paddock Mansion, 228 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601, USA
    Aug 18, 2024, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Paddock Mansion, 228 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601, USA
    Will you and your Teddy join us for a picnic in the gardens? Our annual Teddy Bear Picnic is back, August 18th from 11:30 until 1:00! Bring a blanket, lunch, and your favorite stuffy for a day of crafts, games, stories and treats at the historic Paddock Mansion.
  • Victorian Craft Fair
    Victorian Craft Fair
    Sat, Sep 14
    Paddock Mansion
    Sep 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Paddock Mansion, 228 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601, USA
    Sep 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Paddock Mansion, 228 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601, USA
    Join us for our annual Victorian Craft Fair, featuring local vendors, food trucks, and our beautiful gardens.

EXHIBITS

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Military Artifacts

Come explore an entire room dedicated to the military history of the region, complete with uniforms, weapons, tools, and portraits of prominent military leaders.

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Presidential Signatures

Our latest exhibit showcases the Historical Society's collection of Presidential Signatures, just in time for President's Day! Enjoy seeing original documents with signatures from George Washington to George Bush.

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Winter Fashion

What clothing was all the rage in years past? Visit our new display items in the Textile Room of the Museum. 

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Tyler Coverlet Collection

The Jefferson County Historical Society boasts the largest known collection of Tyler Coverlets, a hand-woven blanket which was a common wedding gift amongst high-society couples. 

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