GIFT SHOP

  BOOKS  FOR  SALE
(For postage & handling rates please e-mail  the Society)

You Are Invited…                                                $15.00
Menus for All Occasions with Wine Suggestions

280 pages of fabulous menus with recipes and
wine suggestions for each meal.  Indexed.         2001.

Civil War Diary                                                    $6.00

 by Samuel S. Weidler
1 Co. 111th Regt.,   PA. Veteran Volunteers
February 25, 1864 – July 25, 1865
(Copied as written with
occasional clarification in parenthesis)
Presented by the Fairview Area Historical Society.    1991

Touring Fairview Township                    $1.00

The booklet features two tours through Fairview
Township, each approximately 20 miles in length.
Updated from the 1976 edition in 1997 and 2015.

 

Those Were the Days                                 $15.00

(Articles in the Cosmopolite Herald on people & businesses
printed during the nation’s Bicentennial)
By Sabina Freeman & Barbara Seidler

Presented in 2003, Reprinted, 2010
Photo section – 22 pages.  Indexed.

 

OTHER ITEMS FOR SALE

+ Sketches from Erie County              $10.00 each
(Four views)

+ Note cards                                                               6/$5.00

+ “Sturgeon House Pencils                                 25 cents each

+ Christmas Basket Tickets                               $1.00 each or 6/$5.00
(Seasonal)

+ Quilt Tickets                                                           $1.00 each or 6/$5.00         (Seasonal)

 

BOOKS ON CONSIGNMENT

Twice Around the Township                                          Fairview History Retold                       $24.99

 By Sabina Shields Freeman

Many articles previously published in
the Cosmopolite Herald about Fairview history.
Photo section – 16 pages.  Indexed.    2nd Edition.   1997

 

Thomas Forster & Settling the Erie Frontier                                                             $10.00

 By Sabina Shields Freeman                                                                                  

Forster settled in Erie County in 1800.  He was deeply  involved in the settlement at Walnut Creek in Fairview Township while living in the Erie settlement where he became active in every phase of its development, including the War of 1812.

Photo section & timeline.          2007      Second Edition, 2010
 

Cloud Busters – Neil McCray and                                                      the Erie County Airport      $20.00

By Sabina Shields Freeman

The story of early pilots and airfields along the southern Lake Erie region, principally centering on the life of Neil McCray, who served in three wars,
won many trophies for flying and earned his high school diploma at 75 years
of age.
      130 photos/graphics. Indexed.            2009.   Second Edition, 2011.

Griswold Field to Erie International Airport        $5.00

 By Sabina Shields Freeman

A booklet that follows the development of the EIA from the first airport in Erie County, called the Griswold Field.                          2011.

 

PASSAGE TO LIVERPOOL –      $14.95

James Blaine Miller & The RMS Lusitania                        

 By Sabina Shields Freeman

The story of a grand but ill-fated ship and a fine, courageous man.  Their stories merge in that last cruise from New York to Liverpool
in 1915.    Photos, indexed.                                              2013
NEW!

PEOPLE   PLANES   PIGS                         $26.00

 By Wayne Wilkins

Fairview memories by native Fairviewite.  274 pages of stories from Wayne’s childhood in Fairview, growing up and, yes, even growing a little bit older.