Museum Shop Books

Please add $5.00 for postage & handling fee for anywhere in the United States, or stop by the Museum and pick up your items, and take a tour while you are there! Gift wrap: $1.50 • Museum Card: $0.75

If you prefer not to pay online, please itemize your request and enclose a check to:
Marion County Historical Society
P. O. Box 1636
Fairmont, WV 26555-1636

All Prices Include Sales Tax

Black Valley

Black Valley: The Life and Death of Fannie Sellins*  [a Union Organizer defended by M.M. Neely & sentenced to Marion County Jail in 1914] 
by Richard Gazark* $15.00

First Campaign

The First Campaign [A Guide to the Civil War in the Mtns of WV: Three one-day Driving Tours] by Hunter Lesser $16.00


Images of Marion County

Images of America:
MARION COUNTY, WV

by Thomas Koon & Oce Smith $20.00


Civil War Musical Instruments

A Pictoral History of Civil War Era Musical Instruments & Military Bands by Robert Garofalo & Mark Elrod $14.00

Italians In West Virginia by J.Byers and V.Basile

Images of America: ITALIANS IN WEST VIRGINIA
by Dr. Judy Prozzillo Byers and Dr. Victor A. Basile   $22.00

One of Lincoln's Best

General Joseph A. J. Lightburn: One of Lincoln's Best by Dr. Robert Anderson* $12.00

Fairmont Cemeteries

Images of America:
FAIRMONT CEMENTERIES

by Gena Wagaman *  $20.00


 

Civil War Letters and Diary of Joshua Winters by Dr. Elizabeth Davis Swiger* $10.00

Marion County Pictorial History

MARION COUNTY, WV:   A Pictorial History by Tom Koon* and Oce Smith  $30.00 

Reminiscences of the Stonewall Brigade

My Reminiscence of the Civil War [With the Stonewall Brigade and the Immortal 600] by Capt. Alfred mallory Edgar $20.00

Journey Into Yesteryear: Returning to Our Roots

Journey into Yesteryear: Returning to Our Roots [Begins 300 years ago with Haymond Family] by Chas. and Christopher Hood $26.00

 

The Civil War in West Virginia by Stan Cohen $16.00

No.9 Farmington Mine Disaster

NO. 9, THE 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster
by Bonnie E.Stewart  $28.00

King Coal by Stan Cohen King Coal, A Pictural Heritage of West Virginia Coal Mining by Stan Cohen:  Price $14.00
Monongah Mine Disaster

MONONGAH: The Tragic Story of the 1907 Monongah Mine Disaster by Davitt McAteer  $30.00

Civil War Medical Instruments

Civil War Medical Instruments and Equipment Vol. II by Ron Rittenhouse*   $42.00

Pictorial History of the Monongah Mine Disaster

MONONGAH COAL MINE DISASTER , A Pictorial History of a Monumental Tragedy by Ron Rittenhouse*   $42.00

Rebels At The Gate

Rebels at the Gate: Lee and McClellan (excellent book on Marion County's importance of Statehood & Gov. Pierpont) by W. Hunter Lesser   $20.00

Carolina Mining Camp

Carolina Mining Camp 
Compiled by Trudy Ice Lemley and Irene Yuhas Ice  $20.00

Images of Fairmont

Images of America: Fairmont 
by Christa Greco $20.00

Ornament To the City

AN ORNAMENT TO THE CITY, Historic Architecture in Downtown Fairmont, WV
by Debra Ball McMillan  $35.00

Civil War Paper Items

Civil War Paper Items: the Rosanna A. Blake Confederate Collection at Marshall University by Jack L. Dickinson $15.00

West Virginia Mountain Air

WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN AIR by Lucian Niemeyer  $25.00

Mountain Biker's Guide to WV  
West Virginia Glass Towns

WEST VIRGINIA GLASS TOWNS by Dean Six McMillan  $30.00

A Woman of Courage

A Woman of Courage on the WV Frontier: Phebe Tucker Cunningham 
by Robert N. Thompson
$22.00

       
WV Plants The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Mushrooms, Fruits and Nuts by Katie Letcher Lyle  $15.00
   
West

TRI-FOLD BROCHURE: West Virginia Butterflies and Moths [tri-fold]

   
West Virginia Birds

A Pocket Naturalist Guide: West Virginia Birds [tri-fold]$6.00

   
West Virginia Wildlife

A Pocket Naturalist Guide: West Virginia Wildlife [tri-fold] $6.00

   

WEST VIRGINIA FICTION
Two Brothers: North and South

Two Brothers, One North, One South [A Historical Novel] by David R. Jones $20.00

The Black Unicorn by Dr. George Byers The Black Unicorn [A Fantasy Novel for Young Adults] by Dr. George Byers $30.00
The Cabin: Misery on the Mountain by CJ Henderson

The Cabin: Misery on the Mountain [Book I] by C. J. Henderson $14.50

Fireside Folktales of WV

Fireside Folklore of West Virginia, Vol. 1 by Sherri Brake. Autographed. $15.00

Cabin II: Return to Winding Ridge

Cabin Series: Return to Winding Ridge [Book II]
by C. J. Henderson $14.50

Snow Company  
Cabin III: Unlawful Assembly at Winding Ridge

Cabin Series: Unlawful Assembly at Winding Ridge [Book III] by C. J. Henderson $14.50

   
Cabin IV: In Jacob's Shadow

Cabin Series: In Jacob's Shadow [Book IV] by C. J. Henderson $14.50

   
Cabin V: I Am Jacob

Cabin Series: I Am Jacob[Book V] by C. J. Henderson $14.50


   
Cabin VI: From Aggie's Rocking Chair

Cabin Series: From Aggie's Rocking Chair [Book VI] by C. J. Henderson $14.50
Available for Pre-Order, due mid-January

   
Feast of the Seven Fishes

Feast of the Seven Fishes
[a graphic novel]
by Robert Tinnell et al $20.00

   

CHILDREN'S BOOKS
 

 

   
       
       

GHOST TALES
       
       
       
       
       
       

COOKBOOKS
 

Old Time Farmhouse Cooking by Barbara Swell $6.00

Mama's In the Kitchen

Mama's In The Kitchen  [Weird & Wonderful Home Cooking 1900-1950] 
by Barbara Swell  $6.00

 

More Than Beans and Corn Bread by Barbara Beury McCallum $15.00

National Yard Sale Cookbook

Historical National Road Yard Sale Cookbook, Vol. III by Patricia McDaniel $15.00

Cooking In A Coal Camp

Cookin' In A Coal Camp by Glenna R. Pack $12.00

A Garden Supper Tonight

A Garden Supper Tonight by Barbara Swell $13.00


Feast of the Seven Fishes Cookbook

Feast of the Seven Fishes by Robert Tinnell et al $20.00


   

More MARION COUNTY BOOKS available at the Museum:

JOURNEY INTO YESTERDAY, RETURNING TO OUR ROOTS
by Dr Christopher S. Hood & Charles G. Hood*    (The Haymond Family)   $26.00
     
DAVIE AND SCHOOL ON MOODY  by Elinor Watson Carroll                       
(James Otis Watson, I , Founder of the Coal Industry in WV)   $16.50   

THE KNIGHTS OF THE LAUGHING WATERS by George W.                     
Ramsey, Jr.*  Rivalry Between the East Fairmont & West Fairmont
High Schools starting with the history of sports  from 1900s    $25.00

BIRDS OF WEST VIRGINIA FIELD GUIDE by Stan Tekiela   $14.00

WILDFLOWERS AND TREES OF WEST VIRGINIA by Christopher M.       
Gatens & Emilly Grafton. Illustrations Erin Turner   $10.00  

CIVIL WAR BOOKS OF MARION & SURROUNDING COUNTIES

THE REPORTER WORE PETTICOATS  by Dr. Abigail Reynolds (A historical novel based on an actual person)   $22.00

JEFF DAVIS PIE   by Dr. Robert Anderson *  $10.00

THUNDER ON THE MOUNTAIN by  Dr.Robert Anderson*  $10.00

COURIER by Dr.Robert Anderson*  $10.00

SOME UNTOLD TALES OF VALOR  by Dr.Robert Anderson*  $10.00

EYEWITNESS TO HELLFIRE by Robert Anderson*  $  3.00

CIVIL WAR LEGENDS, A Meeting at Philippi Bridge:  by Dr.Robert Anderson*  $  3.00                 

STATE HISTORY BOOKS

WEST VIRGINIA ENCYCLOPEDIA  (West Virginia Humanities Council) edited by Ken Sullivan

HISTORIC PHOTOS OF WEST VIRGINIA   by Gerald Swick  $42.00

CONTEST FOR A CAPITAL by  by T. L. Loftin  $20.00

LIFE AND TIMES OF ANN BAILEY (Pioneer Heroine of Greater Kanawha Valley) by Virgil A. Lewis    $10.00

OUR MOUNTAIN STATE HERITAGE by Sylvia Parker   $18.00

MOUNTAIN STATE STORIES OF THE PEOPLE CELEBRATING WEST VIRGINIA
by Sylvia Parker  $18.00

WRITTEN ON THE LAND (CCC camps) by Dr. Robert Anderson*  $18.00

THE CIVIL WAR IN WEST VIRGINIA  by Stan Cohen  $16.00

WEST VIRGINIA BEAUTY FAMILIAR & RARE by Steve Shaluta*  Photography & Jeanne Mozier, Text. (Large format hardback; beautiful, full-color photography throughout West Virginia)   $30.00

OTHER LOCAL AUTHORS BOOKS

THE FEAST OF THE SEVEN FISHES, THE COLLECTED COMIC STRIP & ITALIAN HOLIDAY COOKBOOK by Robert Tinnel*  (soon to be a movie)   $20.00

THE CABIN SERIES (Tales from the West Virginia Outback)  by C.J. Henderson 
     The Cabin: Misery on the Mountain $14.50
     Cabin II: Return to Winding Ridge $14.50
     Cabin III: Unlawful Assembly at Winding Ridge $14.50
     Cabin IV: In Jacob's Shadow $14.50
     Cabin V: I Am Jacob $14.50
     Cabin VI: From Aggie's Rocking Chair $14.50

SHADOWS OF THE ALLEGENIES  by Dr. Edwin Daryl Michael*  (Fauna & wildlife in the 1700s in this Historical Novel of a Scotsman & his wolf hound)   $19.00
 
THE BIG YELLOW CARS (streetcars)  by John Camp Neely   $  8.00

BOOTSTRAPS AND BISCUITS (wild food recipes of WV) by Anna Lee Robe-Terry  $15.00

MOUNTAINEER VISIONS (poetry) by Robert Anderson*  $ 3.00

MORE DONE THAN SAID (Union Mission)  by Fran Fay Perry  $14.00  
                                                                                                                  
THE HOBO’S MARK  by Robert E. Anderson   $  3.25

PARTYING ON THE LINE AND OTHER OLD-TYME TALES by Robert E. Anderson   $  3.25

WEST VIRGINIA GHOST TALES

TELLTABLE LILAC BUSH  by Ruth Ann Musick  $17.00

DEVILS TEA TABLES   $10.00      

ELK RIVER GHOST, TALES AND LORE   $10.00

A GUIDE TO HAUNTED WEST VIRGINIA   by Walter Gavenda &  Michael T. Shoemaker   $23.00

Haunted West Virginia: Ghost & Strange Phenomena of the Mountain State   $10.00

COFFIN HOLLOW & OTHER GHOST TALES  by Ruth Ann Musick   $17.00                   

LEGENDS OF THE MOUNTAIN STATE Ghostly Tales of WV   $20.00    

COOKBOOKS

APPALACHIAN HOME COOKING, History, Culture & Recipes  by Mark F. Sohn, Ph.D   $26.00

CHILDREN OF THE HEARTH    (cook book)  by Barbara Swell   $6.00      

FIRST AMERICAN COOKIE LADY  by Barbara Swell   $13.00

OTHER BOOKS

BLACK DAYS,BLACK DUST: The Memories of an African American Coal Miner
by Robert Armstead as told to S.L. Gardner  $18.00

CHESSIE SYSTEMS RAILROADS IN WV  by Thomas W. Dixon  $23.00  

THE OHIO RIVER IN AMERICAN HISTORY,  Along  with the Allegheny, Monongahela, Kanawha, Muskingum, Kentucky, Green & Wabash Rivers by Captain Rick Rhodes*   $30.00

LETTER TO A NEW PRESIDENT by Senator Robert Byrd   $23.00

LOSING AMERICA by Senator Robert Byrd   $14.00

CHILD OF THE APPALACHIAN COALFIELDS  by Senator Robert E. Byrd   $35.00 

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN (The Story of the People & Places Where The Oil  & Gas Industry began in West Virginia & Southern Ohio) by David L. McKain & Bernard L. Allen  $40.00

* DENOTES THAT THE BOOK IS AUTOGRAPHED BY THE AUTHOR   

Shipping: $5.00 per book; Gift wrap:  $1.50; Museum Card $.75
Make checks payable to: 
Marion County Historical Society,
P. O. Box 1636, Fairmont, WV 26555-1636

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

MADAM PRESIDENT, The Extraordinary True (and Evolving) Story of Women in Politics by Catherine Thimmesh. Illustrated by Douglas B. Jones   $3.50

OUTSIDE THE WINDOW, by Anna Egan Smucker. Illustrated by Stacey Schuett   $8.00

THE AMISTAD Coloring Book (A Slave Revolt Aboard A Slave Ship by Peter F.Copeland)    $3.50

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