City of Independence recognizes Steve Noll

Steve Noll, the retiring executive director of the Jackson County Historical Society was recognized by the Independence City Council with a proclamation at its Jan. 16 meeting.

The proclamation recognized Noll for "his insatiable love for local history and his contributions to our broader understanding of our own unfolding story."

JCHS has its archives in the historic Truman Courthouse and manages the 1859 Old Jail and Museum, both located on the on the historic Independence Square.

Several JCHS board members and volunteers joined Noll for the recognition.

Noll is also being recognized by the Jackson County Legislature.

Caitlin Eckard became the new JCHS Executive Director on Jan. 1.