HCJ Mission: To proactively preserve our historic resources and create an environment that makes preservation a viable focus for the future of Jefferson City.


The Historic City of Jefferson is seeking an experienced Executive Director to lead our organization.  We have grown so much and become so entwined with the community that we are excited to take this next step!  To see the Job Description, click here.  Applications are due by July 31.





From the President…

Issues we are watching:

–The blighted properties on Capitol Avenue – see the Jefferson City Housing Authority website (www.jchamo.org).

–School Street Historic District Application – scheduled to come before the City Council on July 16 – see the application and related documents at http://www.jeffersoncitymo.gov/government/planning/planning_and_zoning_commission.php.

Renovations have started at 224 E. Dunklin.  We will have a program about the history of the house in October.

Renovations are set to begin at the Caretaker’s Cottage at the National Cemetery on McCarty Street. This building will be available for rent to non-profit organizations.

Stay involved in preserving Jefferson City’s past!

Upcoming Events

August 7, 2018
  • HCJ Board of Directors Meeting - August 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    The Board of Directors typically meets monthly (no meeting in December) at the HCJ Office. Meetings are open to the HCJ membership. If you would like to attend a meeting, please contact Tammy Boeschen at hcjprez@gmail.com.

    Avenue HQ, 621 E Capitol Ave, Jefferson City, MO 65101

August 11, 2018
  • Golden Hammer Award - August 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Golden Hammer Awards, given for successful renovation of the exterior of a historic building, are generally scheduled for the 2nd Saturday of the month, May through September.


Thomas Lawson Price Society

The Thomas Lawson Price Society (TLP) is a special group within HCJ, named after the first Mayor of Jefferson City

Golden Hammer Award

The Golden Hammer Award recognizes those in our community who are restoring our historic structures.

HCJ Foundation

The Foundation exists to preserve an individual’s own personal interest in the historic significance that this community offers.