The Rich History of Jackson

History buffs welcome! Established in 1814, Jackson is home to over 200 years of history. Come celebrate it with us by visiting one of our local museums or history center.

Bollinger Mill State Historic Site

This massive, four-story corn and wheat mill dates all the way back to the Civil War era.

Cape Girardeau County History Center

Explore local art and history at this center for Cape Girardeau County history.

Old McKendree Chapel

Built in 1819 by pioneering Methodists, the chapel has been entered into the National Register of Historic Places.

The Frizel-Welling House

Built in 1818, this home saw the organization of the First Presbyterian church in 1864 as well as Jackson's first public library.

The Oliver House Museum

The museum is the former home of Marie Elizabeth Oliver, creator of the Missouri State flag.