P.O. Box 184, Bessemer, AL 35021
Established in 1973, West Jefferson County Historical Society is governed by a board of directors which meets monthly and has an annual meeting of a general membership in April. The mission of West Jefferson County Historical Society is to stimulate interest in and increase the knowledge of history. The Society shall accomplish this by facilitating a variety of educational experiences for the public using tours, lectures, artistic and cultural demonstrations, and presentations of historical materials in multiple forms. Further objectives are the identification, restoration and preservation of historical objects, structures, and sites, and the stewardship of these treasures for the public.