Historical Publications for Sale
 
 

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The following items are for sale at the Portage County Historical Society and by mail order. Please use the order form above ONLY for the Historical Society publications below.

Please note
: If ordering publications (Cemetery Books & Wills & Estates) from the Genealogical Society you must use their order form and send separate checks to each Society using the addresses on the proper order forms. Each society has a different shipping policy and charges. Thank you.

 

COUNTY BOOKS
IMAGE
PRICE
     

ON SALE -- THE SOJER BOYS OF PORTAGE COUNTY (DVD) - Written and Produced by Fred F. Endres

$20.00
ON SALE--HISTORY OF PORTAGE COUNTY (Illustrated 1885 Beers)
10% off price for members of PCHS-reprinted by PCHS
 
$25.00
PORTAGE COUNTY,OHIO THE 20TH CENTURY
Each township had a representative submit a twentieth century history about their township to form this new publication. Includes photos from each township
Edited by Christine McVay [paper cover, 394 pages]
10% off price for members of PCHS
PORTAGE COUNTY
$40.00
THE HISTORY OF THE RAVENNA ARSENAL by Ralph A. Pfingsten
[Hard cover, 341 pages] Over 100 photos
ravenna_arsenal
$49.95

AURORA - From the Founding to the Flood, Volume One,1799-1913 by Carol G. Bowman

[Hard cover, 250 pages] Over 100 Photos

aurora-founding
$15.00
PORTAGE PATHWAYS, L. Troyer  
$30.00
All books in the section below have card stock paper covers    

1918 DIARY of ROBERT HEIGHTON edited by Barb Petroski
Heighton lived near Brady Lake, family owned Pippin Fruit Farm, was drafted for WW I, died in France just weeks before the war ended. Book includes family background and photos

 
$20.00
CONNECTICUT WESTERN RESERVE, STATE OF OHIO, COUNTY OF PORTAGE TIMELINE in by Wayne Enders for the Portage County Bicentennial 2008. This publication is a fund raiser for the Portage County Historical Society. (two volumes in one)
 

$30.00

PORTAGE COUNTY TIMELINE: A Narrative Companion, 1669-1899
by Wayne Enders-a narrative form of the Timeline book above, places issues in perspective from local to national level. All profits go to the Historical Society to promote its programs (98 pages)

 
$15.00
PORTAGE COUNTY TIMELINE: A Narrative Companion, 1900-1949
Volume II by Wayne Enders (145 pages)
 
$15.00
A BRIEF HISTORY of the CUYAHOGA RIVER in PORTAGE COUNTY to 1899compiled by Wayne Enders  
$19.00

HISTORICAL RECOLLECTIONS Portage County Historical Society
News-Letter 1962-1965
--
key articles from editor James B. Holm
compiled by Wayne Enders (50 pages)

 
$10.00
HISTORICAL RECOLLECTIONS PCHS Newsletter 1965-1968 by Dudley Weaver compiled by Wayne Enders (80 pages)  
$15.00
HISTORICAL RECOLLECTIONS PCHS Newsletter 1969-1971 by Dudley Weaver compiled by Wayne Enders (122 pages)  
$15.00
HISTORICAL RECOLLECTIONS PCHS Newsletter 1972-1973 by Dudley Weaver compiled by Wayne Enders (123 pages)  
$15.00
FIFTY YEARS AT TOWNER MOUND by Wayne Enders contains color photos (11 text -26 color photo pages)  
$15.00
PORTAGE COUNTY, OHIO TOWNSHIP MAPS 1857
Copy in color of each township's map showing property owners
 
$20.00
Individual TownshipsMaps copied from 1857 --in color 8 x 11  
$2.00 each
PORTAGE COUNTY, OHIO MAPS 1857 Villages, Towns & Communities
14 pg. in color
 
$20.00
PORTAGE COUNTY GLASS 19th Century Glass in Mantua, Kent, New Portage and Ravenna, Ohio by Brian J. Gray (contains color photos of glass made in area-158 pages)  
$35.00

HISTORICAL RECOLLECTIONS Franklin Township articles taken from PCHS Newsletter Franklin Mills, Kent and topics of General Interest 1962-1971by Dudley Weaver (92 pages)

 
$15.00
HISTORICAL RECOLLECTIONS Origins, Personalities & Acquisitions of the Portage County Historical Society-from the Newsletter 1962-1971 by Dudley Weaver, edited by Wayne Enders (39 pages)  
$10.00
HISTORICAL RECOLLECTIONS American Civil War Writings from PCHS Newsletter 1962-1972 by Dudley Weaver -compiled by Wayne Enders (38 pages)  
$12.00
PORTAGE COUNTY Newspaper Clippings 1882-1888 Advertising, News & Notices compiled by Wayne Enders  
$12.00
     
TOWNSHIP, CITY & VILLAGE BOOKS
 
PRICE
DETERMINED LIVES, A Family Odyssey 1867-1954
 
$15.00
MANTUA 1799-1909 / MANTUA HOMECOMING 1946
 
$13.00
PALMYRA MY HOME TOWN, (Tuttle) copy of original book-paper cover  
$8.00
ON SALE RAVENNA - A Bicentennial Album of 19th Century Photos
10% off price for members of PCHS

 
$25.00
HISTORY of STREETSBORO TOWNSHIP & BIO SKETCHES paper cover
 
$4.50
A Brief History of the Pioneers & Early Settlers of STREETSBORO small paper covered book
 
$5.00
A HISTORY OF  SUFFIELD TOWNSHIP small paper covered
 
$1.50
ROOTED IN KENT 101 Tales From The Tree City by Roger J. Di Paolo  
$20.00
     
MILITARY BOOKS
 
PRICE
A TROOPERS SCRAP BOOK (Troop G 107th Armored Cavalry Regiment Ohio National Guard by Harold A. Geer 1966
 
$8.75
OVER THE TOP AND BACK They Answered Their Country's Call Company's from Ravenna area WW I by Edythe G. Dean (hardback)
 
$24.00
1861-1864 CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF ERASTUS BARNARD TYLER
Winner of the Oliver Hazard Perry Award for Ohio Related Military Historical Record from The Ohio Genealogical Society
edited by Jacqueline Weaver Woodring
Never before published personal letters from Tyler (of Ravenna) to his brother-in-law Newell D. Clark in Ravenna. Book also contains additional information about his life after the war up to his death.[8 1/2 x11 paper cover-152 pages]
10% off price for members of PCHS
 
$35.00
1918 DIARY of ROBERT HEIGHTON edited by Barb Petroski
Heighton lived near Brady Lake, family owned Pippin Fruit Farm, was drafted for WW I, died in France just weeks before the war ended. Book includes family background and photos
 
$20.00
HISTORICAL RECOLLECTIONS American Civil War Writings from PCHS Newsletter 1962-1972 by Dudley Weaver -compiled by Wayne Enders (38 pages)  
$12.00
DVD: The Sojer Boys of Portage County in the Civil War, written, produced by Fred F. Endres  
$20.00
MISC. BOOKS & BOOKLETS, GENEALOGIES
All books have paper covers
 
PRICE
LIFE OF FREDRICK LOUDIN "A Man for All Times" (member of Jubilee Singers) by Norman C. Stikes Sr. [updated with photos by W. Enders]
 
$14.00
GENEALOGY of the DESCENDANTS of ROBERT CORBETT-new format, content the same
 
$6.50
RECOLLECTIONS OF AN OLD SETTLER Life in the Early Western Reserve. Hudson and Franklin Townships by Christian Cackler 1874 (57 pages 5 1/2 x 8 1/2)
 
$6.00

MERTS & RIDDLE COACH & HEARSE BUILDER -this is an original catalog-not a copy or reprint -no date

 
 $30.00
PENNSYLVANIA & OHIO CANAL IN PORTAGE COUNTY 1992  
$4.50
     
MAPS
 
PRICE
ON SALE Half Off--!1857 Portage County--4 color reprint 25"x 25" ( $9.00 mailed in tube, no additional charges)
 

$5.00 +$4.00
for mailing in tube

PORTAGE COUNTY, OHIO TOWNSHIP MAPS 1857
Copy in color of each township's map showing property owners
 
$20.00
Individual TownshipsMaps copied from 1857 --in color 8 x 11  
$2.00 each
PORTAGE COUNTY, OHIO MAPS 1857 Villages, Towns & Communities
14 pg. in color
 
$20.00
1882 Ravenna Panoramic View with number key to points of interest
 
$5.25
1874 Kent City
 
$6.25
1838 Ravenna City, drawn in 1886
 
 $6.25
     
PHOTOS
 
PRICE
Brady Lake & Amusement Park  Aerial View Poster
 
Sold Out
 
   
POST CARDS / POSTERS / ADS / CALENDARS
 
PRICE
"THE WIDE AWAKE" copy of Palmyra Newspaper 1880
 
$1.00
KENNEY'S BALLOON MUSEUM, poster,  August 14th, 1852
 
$1.00
FORD SEED COMPANY CATALOGS from 1939 to 1948
 
$1.00
BICENTENNIAL BANK NOTES in sets A & B
 
$1.00
POST CARDS covering all townships within the county
 
35¢ ea.
3 for $1.00
 
   
 
   
ON SALE--OLD PORTAGE COUNTY COURT HOUSE 1830 BLUE CUP PLATE --3 inch diameter
 
$3.00

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