Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival Weekend Itinerary

Feb 25, 2016

Still need tickets for the Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival on Saturday, March 12th? Click here to get them at the Jackson County Fair Box Office Website or call (517) 788-4405.  Now that you've got


Stories From Cell Block 7: Women in Prisons

Feb 09, 2016

By Abbey Williamson, Visitor Services Staff, Originally appeared in the Cell Block 7 email newsletter, January 29, 2016 Women prisons are a relatively new concept that came about in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. As early are the 1870&rsquo


Black History Month: A Jackson Michigan Woman’s Cause

Feb 04, 2016

Lucy Thurman was perhaps the most prominent black woman temperance activist in the Midwest. When we think of temperance we think, “Oh those mean old ladies that didn’t want us to drink”. After watching Ken Burns


Congratulations to Jackson Public Schools on Becoming Jackson Certified

Feb 03, 2016

For Immediate Release  Rebecca Calkins, Communications Director (517) 764-4440 February 3, 2016 Jackson, MI – Jackson Public Schools was the first school district to accept the Jackson Certified Challenge and become Jackson Certified. It is our pleasure to announce


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