Jefferson

The County Seat
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The Village of Jefferson is filled with history.  It has served as the county seat for Ashtabula County for over 200 years and the courthouse built in 1836 is still in use today.  The Giddings Law Office still stands, where Congressman Joshua Giddings and Senator Benjamin Wade, leaders in the anti-slavery movement, once practiced law and is open by appointment.  Down the road, the Jefferson Historical Society is housed in an 1876 church featuring original furniture and a research room.  

The Historic 19th Century Jefferson Depot is a quaint village of historic buildings that brings life in 1890 alive by recreating experiences for groups and weddings.  They host several events throughout the year, including a Williamsburg Christmas with candlelight hymns, sleigh rides, live nativity, gingerbread, games and more.  

Nowhere else in the world will you find a Victorian Perambulator Museum & Art Gallery, featuring hundreds of antique baby carriages and dolls.  The museum is a dazzling collection of vintage toys, clothes, books and antiques.  

The Ashtabula Metroparks office in Jefferson manages 14 parks around the county.  The Village is also home base for the annual Covered Bridge Festival (held the second weekend in October) which has an office in the basement of the courthouse open to the public all year.  

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        Jefferson Historical Society

        The Jefferson Historical Society collects historic artifacts and documents for Ashtabula County focusing mostly on the Jefferson area.

        Extensive research room where people can look up their background history by family name or location.

        Summer hours. Call for hours by appointment. 

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        42 East Jefferson St Jefferson, OH 44047
        440-576-5333
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        Manners Christmas Tree Farm

        Cut your own Christmas Tree Farm, established in 1952.  Rich in family tradition, horse-drawn wagons take customers to fields to cut their own or choose a pre-cut Christmas Tree.  Relax to live holiday music afterwards near a fireplace at the Lodge.  

         

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        780 Dodgeville Rd. Jefferson, OH 44047
        440-294-2444
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        Noema Gems

        Noema Gems is a rock and gem shop in northeast Ohio. You will find jewelry, loose gemstones, decorator items, minerals, rocks, slabs, rough rock..and lots more. 

        Mon., Wed.-Sat.:  10 am-6 pm; Sun: 1 pm-6 pm (Closed Tues)

         
        Accepts credit cards.

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        1788 Mill St Austinburg, OH 44010
        440.275.3211
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        Ohio State University Extension

        OSU Extension provides educational programs for youth, agriculture, family and consumer sciences, and community development.  

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        39 Wall Street Jefferson, OH 44047
        440-576-9008
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        St. Joseph Calasanctius Catholic Church

        St. Joseph Calasanctius Church is a Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Youngstown, located in the Village of Jefferson. Our parish is dedicated to serving the people of God in our midst. Visitors are always welcome! Weekday Masses are on Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00 AM. Weekend Masses are on Saturday at 4:30 PM and Sunday at 11:00 AM. Confessions, Saturday at 3:00 PM. 

         

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        32 E Jefferson St Jefferson, OH 44047
        (440) 576-3651
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