From the Home Front to the Front Lines

The subject of the Historical Society’s 2022 summer exhibition will be WWII, as told through personal correspondence, photographs, G.I. standard issue equipment, commendations, medals, official documents, and mementos of family members who served.

This spring, The Roeliff Jansen Historical Society invites residents of the entire Roe Jan region to lend us WWII photographs, letters, and memorabilia from any branch of the Armed Forces, and from service at home or overseas. We also welcome stories and memories that have been handed down through the generations.

Object Induction Dates and Times

The Historical Society Museum will be open from 2 to 4 PM on the following dates to receive your WWII items.
All items put on loan will be photographed, itemized and registered, and an official loan agreement will be provided. Exhibit installation begins in early June, opens in early July and will be on view through September, 2022.
Friday, MARCH 18 and Saturday MARCH 19th
Friday, MARCH 25 and Saturday MARCH 26th
Friday, APRIL 1st and Saturday APRIL 2nd

You can also make an appointment by calling 518-329-3251 Email us at
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