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BOOKS AND ITEMS FOR SALE

 

Historical Books and Resources

 

Bald Knobbers — Chronicles of Vigilante Justice by Vincent S. Anderson:  $20.00

 

Baxter County Centennial – 100 Years of Progress (1873-1973) souvenir booklet:  $3.00

 

Baxter County History (back copies of the Quarterly):  $5.00

 

Blessed are the Peacemakers by J.W. Smith:  $22.00

 

Dear Jean by Jeanetta Richardson Grigg, a history of a girl’s life growing up in Lone Rock and Baxter County:  $20.00

 

Focus on History, Vol. I, II, III or IV, by Mary Ann Messick – each volume:  $15.00

 

Horace Mann School Cookbook by Horace Mann School Restoration, a history of the Horace Mann School in Norfork and collection of recipes:  $10.00

 

Index to The History – The First Twenty Years (1974-1993) [index to the Baxter County History quarterly]:  $15.00

 

Index to The History – The Next Seven Years (1994-2000) [index to the Baxter County History quarterly]:  $10.00

 

Index to the History of Baxter County, Centennial Edition by Mary Ann Messick$5.00

 

Statesmen, Scoundrels, and Eccentrics: A Gallery of Amazing Arkansans by Tom Dillard:  $25.00

 

Stone Songs on the Trail of Tears: The Journey of an Installation by Pat Musick, Jerry Carr & Bill Woodiel:  $25.00

 

Striving Upward – An Autobiography by James L. Lowe:  $15.00

 

The Wolf Was Never Far Away by Emmit Acklin:  $25.00

 

Walking Editor of the Ozarks by Tom Shiras:  $25.00

 

Was it Murder? The Dark Side of Baxter County History by Maryanne Edge (Baxter County murders from 1880s to mid-1950s):  $30.00

 

Was it Murder? The Dark Side of Baxter County History, Vol. 2 by Maryanne Edge (Baxter County murders from mid-1950s to 1999):  $30.00

 

 

Genealogical Books and Resources

 

Baxter County Ancestors, Vol. 1 [A collection of pedigrees and family charts of Baxter Co. families]:  $5.00

 

Early Marriages of Baxter County, 1873-1897$12.00

 

Early Marriages of Baxter County, 1897-1920$12.00

 

Hatch, Match and Dispatch, 1950-1952 [index of births, marriages, and deaths in the Baxter Bulletin]:  $20.00

 

Hatch, Match and Dispatch, 1953-1954 [index of births, marriages, and deaths in the Baxter Bulletin]:  $20.00

 

Hatch, Match and Dispatch, 1955-1956 [index of births, marriages, and deaths in the Baxter Bulletin]:  $20.00

 

History and Families of Baxter County$45.00

 

Of Grave Importance [an index to Baxter County Cemeteries, 1994]:  $40.00

 

 

CDs, DVDs, Photographs, etc.

 

Hatch, Match and Dispatch – An index of births, marriages, and deaths from the Baxter Bulletin (1901-1956), the Cotter Courier (1903-1918), the Cotter Record (1909-1937), and the Mountain Echo (1886-1903).  All 15 volumes (over 1600 pages) have been scanned onto a DVD which is in searchable-pdf format:  $25.00

 

History of Baxter County, Centennial Edition, 1873-1973 by Mary Ann Messick.  The book which was originally published in 1973 has been scanned onto a CD which is in searchable-pdf format:  $15.00

 

This Is Your Town – Mountain Home, AR, December 1955 [A DVD restored & edited from 16mm B&W film]:  $15.00

 

The Archives Vol. 2 – Mountain Home residents – 1957 & First Baptist Church - 1959 [DVD]:  $15.00

 

Historical Print of Southside of the Courthouse Square (photo of the south side of the courthouse square, c. 1900) 12” x 18” unframed:  $10.00

 

Historical Print of Southside of the Courthouse Square (photo of the south side of the courthouse square, c. 1900) 16” x 24” unframed:  $15.00

 

Souvenir Plate – Baxter County Centennial – 100 Years of Progress (1873-1973):  $15.00

 

 


 


  

South Side of Mountain Home Square

 

 

The above photo was taken c. 1900 of the south side of the courthouse square in Mountain Home.   It is a sepia-toned print, available in two sizes.  The 12" x 18" print is $10.00.  The 16" x 24" print is $15.00.  It would make a wonderful gift for the history lover in our family.

 


 

BCH&GS is offering for sale these two new historic reprints.  Each reprint is 11 by 14 inches and sells for $10.00.  One reprint shows the south side of the Mountain Home Square in 1949.  The other reprint shows the west side of the Mountain Home Square in the mid-1960s (these buildings no longer exist, having been razed to construct Mountain Home Plaza).  Prints can be purchased locally from the Heritage Center or at Old Tyme Restaurant on the Mountain Home Square.

 

South Side of Square 1949

  

 

West Side of Square 1960s

 

 

 

The above items are available for sale at the Baxter County Heritage Center (808 South Baker Street in Mountain Home), and some of the items are also available for sale at the Donald W. Reynolds Library. 

 

These items may also be ordered by mail, email or phone.  A shipping and handling cost of $6.00 must be added per order for up to three (3) items.  For orders of over three items, an additional fee of $1.00 must be added for each item over three.  Members of BCH&GS will receive a 10% discount on all purchases.  Please make checks payable to BCH&GS.

 

To order, please send your order to:

 

Baxter County Historical & Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 2125

Mountain Home, AR 72654 

Email: bcheritagecenter@centurytel.net

Or use the “Contact Us” feature our website

Phone: 870-425-2551

 

Payment can also be made by PayPal!