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Lake Shore Memories.    $14.95                                                      

Part One:  Early Years at Lake Shore by Robert and Patricia Hayes.

Part Two: Lake Shore History, presented by 

the Fairview Area Historical Society.  Soft Cover, Indexed.  2021.


Civil War Diary   $7.00                                                             

By Samuel S. Weidler

1 Co. 111th Regt.,   PA. Veteran Volunteers,

Diary dates include February 25, 1864 – July 25, 1865 

(Copied as written with occasional clarification in parenthesis)
Presented by the Fairview Area Historical Society.  Soft cover. 1991

Those Were the Days  $15.00

By Sabina Shields Freeman & Barbara Seidler

(Articles in the Cosmopolite Herald on people & businesses
printed during the nation’s Bicentennial)
Presented in 2003, Reprinted, 2010
Photo section – 22 pages.  Soft cover. Indexed.




Note cards     (Sketch of Sturgeon House)                      6/$5.00

Sturgeon House Pencils                                                  25 cents ea.

Christmas Basket Tickets                                                $1.00 ea. or 6/$5.00

Quilt Tickets                                                                   $1.00 ea. or 6/$5.00





People  Planes  Pigs    $26.00

Fairvew memories by a native Fairviewite.  274 pages of stories

from Wayne’s childhood in Fairview, growing up and yes, even

growing a little bit older.   2016.


Twice Around the Township    $29.99                                  

  Fairview History Retold

By Sabina Shields Freeman

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


Passage to Liverpool     $14.95

James Blaine Miller and the RMS Lusitania

The story of a grand but ill-fated ship and a fine courageous man. 
Their storiesmerge in that last cruise from New York to Liverpool in 1915.
Photos.  Indexed.  Soft Cover.  2013.


BOOKLET SERIES.  Booklets published on one topic.  $5.00 each

By Sabina Shields Freeman.  Soft cover.  Indexed. topic.                          

Abraham Lincoln in Erie County

Lincoln on his train trip to his first inauguration.  (Not indexed.) 2018


Barnstormer and Cloud Busters.

Erie sports Aviators as they first ventured out to perform 
up to present day. 2020

Erie County Women in War Time.

From the War of 1812 to the Afghanistan War.  2020

From Griswold Field to Erie International Airport 

 A booklet that follows the development of the EIA from the first airport

in Erie County, called the Griswold Field.  2018.         


Send Us your Poor, Your Sick and Aged   

From the Erie County Almshouse to Pleasant Ridge Manor         
The County Poorhouse began as a farm in 1832 and has grown through
change and location to a fully modernized nursing and aged care facility.